John Jenkins (Jazz Musician)

John Jenkins (Jazz Musician)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Jenkins (January 3, 1931 - July 12, 1993) was an American jazz saxophonist.Jenkins initially studied clarinet in high school but switched to saxophone after six months on the instrument. He played in jam sessions led by Joe Segal at Roosevelt College from 1949-1956. He played with Art Farmer in 1955 and led his own group in Chicago later that year. In 1957 he played with Charles Mingus and recorded two albums as a leader. He played as a sideman with Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Paul Quinichette, Clifford Jordan, Sahib Shihab, and Wilbur Ware in the late 1950s and early 1960s, but essentially dropped out of music after 1962, aside from a few dates with Gloria Coleman.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134979295
  • 9786134979290