Tina Brooks

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Birthday
7, 1932
Birthplace
Fayetteville, NC
Death Date
Aug 13, 1974 (42)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1932
Birthplace
Fayetteville, NC
Death Date
Aug 13, 1974 (42)

About

Tenor saxophonist and session musician for many recordings and with an array of other performers, including Freddie Hubbard.

Before Fame

He worked with Sonny Thompson in 1951 and went on to play with Lionel Hampton.

Trivia

He recorded almost twenty albums over the course of his life, including Cool Blues in 1958.

Family Life

He was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Associated With

Brooks recorded with Blue Note, like Richard Mitchell.