John Blake, Jr.
John Blake, Jr. (July 3, 1947 — August 15, 2014) was an American jazz violinist from South Philadelphia,Pennsylvania. He performed most prominently as a sideman in groups led by Grover Washington, Jr. (in the late 1970s) and McCoy Tyner (in the early 1980s), as well as led his own groups. He passed away on August 15, 2014 from complications of multiple myeloma.
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- Richard Cook: Jazz Encyclopedia. Penguin, London 2007 ISBN 978-0-14-102646-6
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