Bill Dixon

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Bill Dixon (October 5 1925, Nantucket, Massachusetts–) is an American trumpet, flugelhorn, and piano player; composer; artist; educator. Dixon organized and produced the 'October Revolution in Jazz' in New York City, 1964, and was Professor of Music at Bennington College, Vermont, from 1968-1996.

He was one of four featured musicians in the Canadian documentary 'Imagine the Sound' (along with Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, and Paul Bley), 1981.

He has recorded with Cecil Taylor, Tony Oxley, William Parker, Alan Silva, and many others.

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