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Bill Potts Dies

Composer, arranger and educator Bill Potts died of cardiac arrest Feb.16 at the age of 76 in Plantation, Fla.

Potts is perhaps best known for his score of The Jazz Soul of Porgy and Bess (1959) and his impromptu work with Lester Young that produced songs like “A Foggy Day” and “I Can’t Get Started.”

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