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Jimmy Giuffre

Reedman and composer Jimmy Giuffre was born in Dallas, TX. He started his musical education at age 9 learning the clarinet and within few years he was proficient enough to give solo clarinet recitals at local functions. After high school he attended North Texas State University receiving a B. A. in music. During his college years he played in local bands. Soon after graduation he enlisted in the Army and was a member of the official Army band. After discharge he became a professional arranger for several big bands including Boyd Raeburn's, Buddy Rich's, Jimmy Dorsey’s and most famously in Woody Herman’s where he also played tenor sax. During his tenure with Woody Herman’s big band he composed the classic “Four Brothers” in 1947.

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Discography

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Jimmy Giuffre: New York Concerts

Jimmy Giuffre: New...

Elemental Music
2014

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New York Concerts

New York Concerts

Elemental Music
2014

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7 Pieces

7 Pieces

Essential Jazz Classics
2011

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Top Music Lyrics
2010

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