Birthdays of Note

Jean-Luc Ponty

Jean-Luc Ponty, born September 29, 1942, is a French jazz violinist and composer. Classically trained, he crossed over to become one of the world's foremost jazz violinists in the late 1960s, eventually collaborating with John McLaughlin, Billy Cobham, Chick Corea, Frank Zappa and many others.


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