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us: Dyani, Johnny Mbizo

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    • us: Dyani, Johnny Akhir
    • us: Diani, Johnny
    • us: Dyani, Jonny
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    • found: Brand, D. Echoes from Africa [SR] p1981: label (Johnny Dyani)
    • found: OCLC 8443477 (hdg.: Dyani, Johnny Mbizo)
    • found: The forest and the zoo, 2011: t.p. (Johnny 'Mbizo' Dyani) back cover (acclaimed bass player, composer and bandleader; b. 1945, d. 1986)
    • found: The journey [SR] p2003: container verso (Johnny Akhir Dyani, bass)
    • found: Grove Music Online, viewed Dec. 17, 2014 New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd ed. (Dyani, Johnny (Mbizo) (b East London, South Africa, 30 Nov 1945; d Berlin, 24 Oct 1986). South African double bass player and singer)
    • found: Discogs website, viewed Dec. 17, 2014 (Johnny Dyani; variations: Dr. Johnny M'Bizo Dyani, Dyani, J. Dyani, J. M. Dyani, Johnny "Mbizo" Dyani, Johnny Akhir Dyani, Johnny Diani, Johnny M'Bizo Dyani, Johnny M. Dyani, Johnny Mbizo Dyani, Jonny Diani)
    • found: Dyani, Johnny Mbizo. Song for Biko, ℗1987: label, etc. (Johnny Dyani; born November 20, 1945, East London; Johnny Dyani Quartet)
    • found: Wikipedia, April 27, 2015 (Johnny Dyani; Johnny Mbizo Dyani; born November 30, 1945, East London, South Africa; died October 24, 1986, West Berlin; a South African jazz double bassist and pianist; in the early 1960s, member of South Africa's first integrated jazz band, The Blue Notes, with Mongezi Feza on trumpet, Dudu Pukwana on alto saxophone, Nikele Moyake on tenor saxophone, Chris McGregor on piano, and Louis Moholo on drums; moved to Copenhagen, Denmark in the early 70s, and about ten years later to Sweden, recording many albums under his own name)
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