Johnny Dodds

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Birthday
12, 1892
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Aug 8, 1940 (48)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
12, 1892
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Aug 8, 1940 (48)

About

Alto saxophonist who recorded with many notable acts, like Jelly Roll Morton, and who released his own albums.

Before Fame

He studied jazz clarinet under the master Lorenzo Tio.

Trivia

He was inducted into Down Beat Magazine's Jazz Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He and his brother, drummer Warren "Baby" Dodds, frequently performed together.

Associated With

He recorded jazz works with the great Louis Armstrong.