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Legendary Savoy Producer Ozzie Cadena Dead at 83

Savoy CannonballOzzie Cadena, who produced many of the Savoy label’s 1950s jazz recordings, has passed away at the age of 83. Cadena recorded or produced artists such as Cal Tjader, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Donald Byrd, Cannonball and Nat Adderley, Kenny Clarke, Dizzy Gillespie, Davis, Fats Navarro, John Coltrane and Charles Mingus. More details here.

UPDATE: a good 2006 article on Cadena.

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