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Coates, John, Jr., 1938-2017

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Personal name headingCoates, John, Jr., 1938-2017
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Variant(s)Coates, Johnny, Jr., 1938-2017
Birth date1938-02-17
Death date2017-11-22
Place of birthTrenton (N.J.)
Place of deathScranton (Pa.)
Field of activityJazz
Profession or occupationPianists Jazz musicians Composers Arrangers (Musicians)
Found inHis Tokyo concert [SR] p1979: label (John Coates, Jr., piano)
Claghorn. Biog. dict. of jazz (Coates, John Francis, Jr., b. 1938, Trenton, N.J.)
Portrait, p1993: container (Johnny Coates, Jr., piano)
The Reasons for Christmas Project, WWW site, Sept. 15, 2004: The artists (John Coates, Jr.; b. in Trenton, NJ; in 1962 he graduated from Rutgers Univ. where he holds a degree in romance languages. He began playing in local clubs when he was 14, played summers at the Deer Head Inn when he was 16, and recorded his first LP for Savoy Records while still a senior in high school. He performed on the Steve Allen, Mike Douglas and Merv Griffin TV shows in support of that LP. John now resides in New York City .. returned to the Deer Head in the summer of 1962 and played there for almost 30 years. He was employed by Shawnee Press as an arranger and editor from 1964 until 1976. He recorded eight albums for Omnisound Records under the direction of Yoshio Inomota.)
Wikipedia, December 14, 2021 (John Francis Coates Jr.; b. February 17, 1938, Trenton, New Jersey; d. November 22, 2017, Scranton, Pennsylvania; American jazz pianist, composer and arranger)
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