Famous swing musician who was known for his ability to co-opt a variety of playing styles.
He started playing with Paul Whiteman, but moved on to work with other bands in the 1930s.
He contributed to many recordings, including 'Concerto In C Minor For Piano' by Dmitri Shostakovich.
He was born and raised in New York City.
Klein played piccolo trumpet for the main theme for the movie The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, which starred Clint Eastwood.