Dink Johnson

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Birthday
28, 1892
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Nov 29, 1954 (62)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
28, 1892
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Nov 29, 1954 (62)

About

Jazz artist who specialized in dixieland. He was also a clarinetist and drummer.

Before Fame

He grew up in the New Orleans and Biloxi areas before heading West where he played gigs in Nevada and California.

Trivia

His number The Krooked Blues was recorded by King Oliver.

Family Life

His older brother was famed bass player and bandleader William Manuel Johnson.

Associated With

His brother-in-law Jelly Roll Morton greatly impacted his piano style.