Dolphy, Eric

Dolphy, Eric (Allan)

(1928–64) jazz musician; born in Los Angeles. He was an influential multi-instrumentalist who played with Chico Hamilton, John Coltrane, and Charles Mingus before his death from a brain tumor.
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