Adrian Rollini

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Birthday
28, 1903
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 15, 1956 (52)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1903
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 15, 1956 (52)

About

Big Band and Jazz Hall of Famer who introduced the couesnophone to jazz and who recorded prolifically.

Before Fame

He was considered a child prodigy and played a variety of instruments before he took up saxophone.

Trivia

He founded and led an array of bands over the course of his life, including The Adrian Rollini Quintette, The Adrian Rollini Trio, and Adrian and his Tap Room Gang.

Family Life

His wife Dorothy, nicknamed Dixie, survived him.

Associated With

He collaborated on recordings with many famous musicians and composers, including Benny Goodman.