Jerome Richardson

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Jerome Richardson
BornNovember 15, 1920
Oakland, California, U.S.
DiedJune 23, 2000 (aged 79)
Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.
Instrument(s)Saxophone, flute

Jerome Richardson (November 15, 1920 – June 23, 2000)[1] was an American jazz musician and woodwind player. He played the soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, bass saxophone, soprano clarinet, alto clarinet, bass clarinet, piccolo, western concert flute, soprano flute, alto flute, tenor flute, and bass flute.[2] He played with Charles Mingus, Lionel Hampton, Billy Eckstine, The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, Kenny Burrell, and later with Earl Hines' small band.[1]

Richardson was born in Oakland, California, and died in Englewood, New Jersey, of heart failure at the age of 79.[2][3]


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  1. ^ a b "Jerome Richardson Biography, Songs, & Albums". AllMusic. Retrieved 7 October 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Jerome Richardson". The Guardian. 11 July 2000. Retrieved 7 October 2021.
  3. ^ "Jerome Richardson". Retrieved 7 October 2021.
  4. ^ Savoy Records discography Retrieved 24 June 2013.

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