Gavin Fitzjohn

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Birthday
14, 1925
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Jul 23, 1947 (22)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
14, 1925
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Jul 23, 1947 (22)

About

American jazz saxophonist and trumpet player who has collaborated on more than fifty recordings with artists like Manic Street Preachers.

Before Fame

He was invited to play with King Kolax's band at the age of eighteen and went on to pioneer the Chicago style of tenor saxophone playing.

Trivia

He served time in prison for narcotics possession.

Family Life

He was the son of Albert Ammons, a boogie-woogie musician.

Associated With

He has played alongside Charlie Parker.