John Surman

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Birthday
30, 1944
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
England

About

Founder of The Trio and S.O.S., one of the earliest all-saxophone jazz groups. He also founded a quartet with John Taylor, among other jazz greats.

Before Fame

He began his musical career by playing the baritone saxophone for the Mike Westbrook Band in the mid-1960s.

Trivia

He dabbled in overdubbing and synthesized music, creating the album Westering Home in 1972 without any other musicians.

Family Life

He was born in Tavistock, Devon in England.

Associated With

He has collaborated with Gil Evans.