Benny Golson

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Birthday
25, 1929
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1929 (age 89)
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

About

NEA Jazz Masters Award winner and bebop jazz saxophonist who has played with the likes of Lionel Hampton.

Before Fame

He joined Bull Moose Jackson's rhythm and blues band after graduating from Howard University.

Trivia

He wrote the song 'I Remember Clifford' in memory of his former friend and bandmate, Clifford Brown.

Family Life

He married a woman named Bobbie.

Associated With

He made a cameo in the 2004 Tom Hanks film The Terminal.