Dennis Irwin

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Birthday
28, 1951
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Mar 10, 2008 (56)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
28, 1951
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Mar 10, 2008 (56)

About

Jazz double bassist who appeared on more than five hundred records over the course of his life.

Before Fame

He attended North Texas State University to study classical music and moved to New York City after he graduated where he landed his first steady gig with Ted Curson's band.

Trivia

The Dennis Irwin Memorial Fund was established by the The Jazz Foundation of America and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center for uninsured jazz musicians to have access to cancer screenings.

Family Life

He was romantically involved with Aria Hendricks.

Associated With

Irwin played with Art Blakely from 1977 to 1980.