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Morrissey, Dick (1940 - 2000), tenor saxophonist

Stan Britt 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 Horley, England, 9 May 1940; d Dover, England, 8 Nov 2000). English tenor saxophonist. He played numerous instruments as a child, but began to take music seriously only from his mid-teens. After playing clarinet with Gus Galbraith at the age of 17, he changed to tenor saxophone and quickly established a reputation. In 1961 he recorded his first album as a leader; his first full-time professional engagement was

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