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Lee Morgan was killed in 1972, tragedy cutting short the life and career of the prolific and celebrated jazz musician. Nearly 50 years later, one fan discovered that Morgan's resting place seemed to have vanished. Joel Franklin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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How a jazz legend's resting place was lost and found, 50 years after his tragic death

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Top left, clockwise: PinkPantheress, Lucas Debargue, Lee Morgan, James Blake, Injury Reserve, Foxing. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Lee Morgan (left) and Helen Morgan in 1970, subjects of the documentary I Called Him Morgan, directed by Kasper Collin. Courtesy of the Afro-American Newspaper Archives and Research Center hide caption

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Trumpeter Lee Morgan and wife Helen in 1970. The couple's tragic story is the subject of the documentary I Called Him Morgan, directed by Kasper Collin. Kasper Collin Produktion AB/Courtesy of the Afro-American Newspaper Archives and Research Center hide caption

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Jazz On Film And The Problem Of The Mad Creative Genius

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Dominick Farinacci leads a trumpet trio at the Detroit Jazz Festival in a tribute to the one-of-a-kind Lee Morgan. Ben Johnson/CTM Photography hide caption

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LeeBop: Lee Morgan Tribute On JazzSet

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Lee Morgan: 'The Sidewinder'

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John Coltrane: 'Blue Train'

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John Coltrane: 'Blue Train'

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