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Jazz Nicknames

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Originally from Jazz Nicknames Slang is definitely cool, but other non-musical aspects, like nicknames, have created a certain allure or attraction to Jazz, too. Nicknames, especially the stories behind them, are fun, sometimes funny, and other times fascinating… The immortal Louis Armstrong had at least three of them. Even before jazz was officially a musical form, forerunners of it, such as Charles „Buddy“ Bolden, had nicknames. In fact, it seems that the bigger the artist, the quicker he or she gained a nickname. This list contains a few of those nicknames; if you know of any others or can expand upon the reasons for a given nickname, please send them to us . Adderley, Julian Edwin — Cannonball  Actually,...

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