Jimmy Skidmore

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Jimmy Skidmore
Birth nameJimmy Skidmore
Born8 February 1916
OriginLondon, England
Died22 August 1998
Instrumentstenor saxophone
Associated actsAlan Skidmore, Humphrey Lyttelton

James Richard Skidmore (8 February 1916 – 22 August 1998) was an English jazz tenor saxophonist. He was born in Manor Park, London and was the father of 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