Bob Mintzer

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Birthday
27, 1953
Birthplace
New Rochelle, NY
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
27, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
New Rochelle, NY

About

Saxophonist with the Yellowjackets as well as the leader of his own quartet. He also taught jazz composition at the University of Southern California.

Before Fame

He was inspired by a jazz quintet sent by the organization Jazzmobile to perform at his high school, New Rochelle High School.

Trivia

He is a member of the Yellowjackets, a band which has consistently been voted Best Contemporary Jazz Group in the Jazz Magazine readers polls.

Family Life

Both of his parents played in orchestras and symphonies.

Associated With

He was classmates with Amadeus actor Tom Hulce at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan.