Ace Cannon

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Birthday
5, 1934
Birthplace
Grenada, MS
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
5, 1934 (age 84)
Birthplace
Grenada, MS

About

Alto saxophonist with Bill Black's Combo as well as a solo player. He was nicknamed The Godfather of Sax.

Before Fame

He took up the saxophone at age ten and played in the school band with much older students.

Trivia

He was inducted into both the Rock and Soul Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in 2000.

Family Life

He got married shortly after dropping out of Memphis State University.

Associated With

He is an influential saxophonist like Lester Young.