Gary Smulyan

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Birthday
4, 1956
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
4, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
New York

About

Saxophonist with the Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band, Dave Holland Big Band and Octet, and a series of other big bands.

Before Fame

He studied at the State University of New York before collaborating with Woody Herman.

Trivia

He has been ranked the number one baritone saxophone player by the Down Beat Readers and Critics polls.

Family Life

He married Joan Cornachio, a pianist and conductor.

Associated With

Smulyan and Jim McNeely have played with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.