Hamiet Bluiett

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Birthday
16, 1940
Birthplace
Illinois
DEATH DATE
Oct 4, 2018 (78)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
16, 1940
Birthplace
Illinois
DEATH DATE
Oct 4, 2018 (78)

About

Multi-instrumentalist and member of the World Saxophone Quartet. He founded The Clarinet Family in the 1980s.

Before Fame

He started playing saxophone at the age of ten and later attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Harry Carney inspired him to pursue a career as a saxophonist.

Trivia

He was one of the founders of the Black Artists' Group of St. Louis in the 1960s.

Family Life

He was born in Brooklyn, Illinois near St. Louis.

Associated With

He joined the Charles Mingus Quintet in 1969.