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Happy Birthday Phil Nimmons!

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This week, we're talking to composer, arranger and teacher Phil Nimmons. The Kamloops born clarinetist is turning 90 on June 3rd. Phil Nimmons has influenced generations of jazz musicians in Canada including Vancouver's Alan Matheson. Al will helps us celebrate Phil's big milestone and share a few rare Nimmons tracks from his vast collection.

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