Tommy Douglas (clarinetist)

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Tommy Douglas (November 9, 1911–9 March 1965) was an American jazz clarinetist, bandleader and reed instrumentalist born in Eskridge, Kansas, probably better known for his work as a sideman for Jelly Roll Morton and Bennie Moten. He was also an accomplished bandleader, showcasing such talent in his bands as Charlie Parker and Jo Jones, among others. He also performed with Captain Woolmack's Band and the Clarence Love Orchestra.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Ian; Digby Fairweather, Brian Priestley (1995). Jazz: The Rough Guide. The Rough Guides. p. 179. ISBN 1-85828-137-7.