Hod O'brien

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Birthday
19, 1936
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
19, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Jazz artist who earned a bachelor's in mathematics and psychology in 1969 and had a career in computer programming, which led him to study computer music.

Before Fame

His professional jazz career began in 1950, and he gained recognition when he filled in for legendary jazz artist Randy Weston in 1955.

Trivia

He managed New York City's St. James Infirmary jazz club from 1974 until 1975.

Family Life

He married jazz vocalist Stephanie Nakasian after playing with her in 1982.

Associated With

He collaborated with many musicians, including Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, and Chet Baker.