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Tex Stephens: 1922-2002
Tex Stephens
Broadcaster, writer

Born: 1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana
Died: February 23, 2002 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Broadcaster Tex Stephens

Copyright © 2002 


(George) Tex Stephens was a broadcaster who did much to nurture and support jazz and jazz musicians in New Orleans. He was a lifelong friend of Louis Arstrong after acting as his ceremonial escort when the trumpeter was King Zulu in 1949. He also hosted events at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

JJA members are invited to submit a full obituary or appreciation.

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