Big Jay McNeely

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Birthday
29, 1927
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
29, 1927 (age 91)
Birthplace
California

About

R&B Hall of Famer known for his raucous stage antics and helped popularize "honking." He has made many appearances at the International Boogie Woogie Festival.

Before Fame

He made his first recordings with his brother and with drummer Johnny Otis.

Trivia

He quit the music industry in 1971 to become a postman.

Family Life

His brother Robert played baritone saxophone.

Associated With

He and saxophonist Dave Koz are both from California.