Arnett Cobb

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Birthday
10, 1918
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Mar 24, 1989 (70)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1918
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Mar 24, 1989 (70)

About

Jazz saxophonist known as "Wild Man of the Tenor Sax," whose last album, Tenor Tribute, was released in 1988.

Before Fame

He joined the Larkin band when he was still a teenager.

Trivia

He recorded his first album, The Wild Man of the Tenor Sax, in 1943.

Family Life

He resided alone Texas until dying from a lifelong illness.

Associated With

He wrote the song "Smooth Sailing" for Ella Fitzgerald.