Buster Bailey

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Birthday
19, 1902
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Apr 12, 1967 (64)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1902
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Apr 12, 1967 (64)

About

American jazz musician who specialized in the clarinet, but also played the saxophone. He was a well-respected session musician.

Before Fame

He was taught to play the clarinet by classical teacher Franz Schoepp.

Trivia

He performed on several Clarence Williams albums which make up some of his best known work.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee.

Associated With

He and Peewee Russell both played the saxophone and clarinet.