World-renowned clarinetist and saxophonist who was a member of World's Greatest Jazz Band and Soprano Summit.
He played with jazz leaders like Benny Goodman in the 1950s and 1960s.
He won the Grammy for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album in 1986 with The Cotton Club Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
He married the English-born singer Pug Horton.
He recorded the album A Perfect Match as a sideman to pianist Dick Hyman.