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WEB EXTRA: Remembering Saxophonist and Velvet Lounge Owner Fred Anderson

Saxophonist, jazz mentor and owner of the famed Velvet Lounge Fred Anderson, who died yesterday at the age of 81, will be remembered for his tremendous contributions to the world of music. Learn more about his legacy and his art in this extended interview with a historian who wrote about Anderson, and the musicians who made their home at the Velvet Lounge.

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