Andy Kirk Biography

American jazz saxophonist, flutist, tubist, bassist, and orchestra leader. He was with George Morrison from 1919 until 1925, then spent three years with T. Holder in Oklahoma. Organized his "Clouds of Joy" in Tulsa in January, 1929, and took them to Kansas City, where he made his headquarters until 1936.

Born : May 28, 1898 in Newport, Kentucky.

Died : December 11, 1992 in New York City (Harlem), New York.

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