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Chubby Jackson’s Daughter Starts Production Co.

Jaijai Jackson, daughter of late bassist Chubby Jackson, recently announced the launch of Five String Productions, a multimedia production company dedicated to keeping jazz alive in Chubby’s memory. Among other media projects, Five String Productions will publish Chubby’s instructional and biographical works, and will organize and produce jazz events and jazz education services.

Chubby, who passed away on in October 2003, was a bassist and scat singer who played a large role in the jazz community. During his life he collaborated with numerous jazz legends, including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker and Ben Webster.

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