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US jazz musician Henry Grimes died last week. Born in Philadelphia on 3 November 1935, Grimes took up double bass in high school. He studied at Juilliard and by the mid-1950s was an established jazz musician, playing with Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk and Lee Konitz, among others, and as second bassist alongside Charles Mingus.