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Resonance Records revives jazz history with Eric Dolphy recordings

The story of "Eric Dolphy: Musical Prophet" begins in a suitcase.

It's 1964, and the Los Angeles-born jazz multi-instrumentalist Dolphy, then living in New York and at the peak of his alto-sax-blowing powers, is headed overseas.

Known for his work as a bandleader and with Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, Booker Little and others, Dolphy is embarking on a European tour and has entrusted his effects, including a case full of

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