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Forrest, Jimmy (1920 - 1980), tenor saxophonist

Peter Vacher and Barry Kernfeld

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b St. Louis, 24 Jan 1920; d Grand Rapids, MI, 26 Aug 1980). American tenor saxophonist. He initially played alto saxophone and later changed to the tenor instrument. As a child he was a member of the orchestra led by his mother, Eva Dowd, who was a noted bandleader in St. Louis, and while at high school he performed with the pianist Eddie Johnson (at the age of 15),

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