Jimmy Powell (2)

Jazz alto saxophonist, born October 24, 1914 in New York. Died February 16, 1994
Powell worked with Frank Newton 1931 and other leaders in New York during the mid-1930s, with Edgar Hayes and Sidney Bechet 1(938-1941), with Count Basie (1943-1946). Later with Lucky Millinder, Lucky Thompson, Dizzy Gillespie and Machito, in the 1960s-early 1970s with rhythm & blues and soul artists. Resumed playing swing with Sy Oliver in 1975.


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