Jimmy Giuffre

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by Jimmy Giuffre

Biography

James Peter Giuffre, 26 April 1921, Dallas, Texas, USA, d. 24 April 2008, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA. A graduate of the North Texas College in 1942, Giuffre entered the US Army where he gained professional band experience playing saxophones and clarinet. On his discharge he played in a succession of big bands, including those led by Buddy Rich, Jimmy Dorsey, Boyd Raeburn and Woody Herman. It was with Herman that Giuffre gained most attention, both as a member of the saxophone section and as... Read more

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jazz
free jazz
cool jazz
clarinet
west coast jazz
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