1925-82 Jazz Saxophonist, clarinet, Alto saxophone

He was able to develop his own Saxophone sound despite the dominant influence of Charlie Parker. He played in the styles of Hard Bop, cool jazz and Bebop in his long career. He recorded with Buddy Rich in 1968. He played on many albums with Chet Baker.

Musicians he played with:

Wrote autobiography: "Straight Life".


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