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Leroy Jenkins

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Leroy Jenkins

Leroy Jenkins has been played on NTS shows including Smerz, with The Clowns first played on 21 November 2018.

Leroy Jenkins (March 11, 1932 – February 24, 2007) was a composer and free jazz violinist and violist.

One of the most important musicians to emerge from the AACM (Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians), the legendary collective of which he was a member until his death in 2007. Like many of the Association's members, Jenkins studied under the legendary Walter Dyett at DuSable High School, where he learned the alto saxophone.

He received a music degree (in violin) from Florida A&M University, where he studied composition…

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