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Ipanema Girls Producer Creed Taylor Dies at 93 | News

NEW YORK — Creed Taylor, a prolific and pioneering force in the evolution of jazz who worked with John Caltrane, Ray Charles and many others, and a popularizer of Brazilian music who oversaw the recording of such classics as “The Girl from Ipanema,” which helped make bossanova, a global phenomenon, died. He was 93.

Taylor’s son, John W. Taylor, said he died Monday in Winkelheide, Germany. The cause was heart failure after a stroke.

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