Jimmy Skidmore

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Jimmy Skidmore
Birth name Jimmy Skidmore
Born 8 February 1916
Origin London, England
Died 22 August 1998
Genres Jazz
Instruments tenor saxophone
Associated acts Alan Skidmore, Humphrey Lyttelton

James Richard "Jimmy" Skidmore (8 February 1916, in Manor Park – 22 August 1998) was an English jazz tenor saxophonist born in London and father to tenor and soprano saxophonist Alan Skidmore.[1] Perhaps best known for his work with George Shearing from 1950 to 1952, Jimmy Skidmore worked with a variety of other well-known jazz musicians, including Humphrey Lyttelton, Victor Feldman and Kenny Baker.

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With Humphrey Lyttelton