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Marty Khan

Born in Brooklyn, Marty Khan's initiation into the New York City jazz scene began in 1964. As a young fan, he worked in record stores and frequented concert halls and clubs like Slugs' and the Five Spot. Thwarted in his attempt to flunk out of NYU in his sophomore year by the general student strike that closed down all colleges after Nixon's bombing of Cambodia, he dropped out three hours into his junior year to pursue his musicianship as a saxophonist in workshop performances and private...See more