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Strong, Jimmy (1906 - 1977), clarinetist, tenor saxophonist

Howard Rye

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 29 Aug 1906; d South Carolina, April 1977). American clarinetist and tenor saxophonist. In the early 1920s he performed in Chicago with the Nighthawks, led by the pianist Lottie E. Hightower, and after touring with a show in 1925 played with several bands in California. He then returned to Chicago and worked with Carroll Dickerson (1927, 1929) and the big band led by the clarinetist Clifford King (1928). Strong

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