Bobby Timmons

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Birthday
19, 1935
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Dec 1, 1974 (38)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1935
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Dec 1, 1974 (38)

About

Jazz artist known as sideman for Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers from 1958 until 1961.

Before Fame

He became famous for composing Moanin', Dat Dere, and This Here. They each displayed his trademark gospel soul-jazz approach.

Trivia

He made his recording debut with Kenny Dorham in a May 1956 live set.

Family Life

His life was cut short at age 38 from cirrhosis.

Associated With

He worked with many legendary artists, including Maynard Ferguson.