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, tenor saxophonist, and flute player, who also played soprano sax, alto sax, baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto flute and piccolo.[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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