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Lionel Ferbos, Oldest New Orleans Jazz Artist, Dies at 103

A trumpeter believed to be the United States' oldest working jazz musician has died just days after his 103rd birthday. Lionel Ferbos was a legend in the southern U.S. city of New Orleans where jazz is a way of life. He began his career in the 1920s and became a familiar sound and face in the city's numerous clubs and bars, where his skills were always in demand. Ferbos also toured Europe with a band he helped found, played in New York, and shared the stage with such stars...

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