Norman Simmons

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Birthday
6, 1929
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
6, 1929 (age 89)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Arranger, educator, and beloved pianist who collaborated with such luminaries as Helen Humes, Sarah Vaughan, and Anita O'Day.

Before Fame

He arranged Ramsey Lewis' "Wade in the Water" in 1966. It became a huge commercial hit for the two.

Trivia

He became a member of the Ellington Legacy Band in 2002.

Family Life

His family was living in Chicago when he was born.

Associated With

He also worked with the legendary Joe Williams.