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Clarence Avant, ‘Godfather of Black Music’ and benefactor of athletes and politicians, dies at 92

Clarence Avant, the judicious manager, entrepreneur, facilitator and adviser who helped launch or guide the careers of Quincy Jones, Bill Withers and many others and came to be known as the “Black Godfather” of music and beyond, has died. He was 92.

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