John LaPorta Biography

American jazz saxophonist (alto, tenor and baritone), clarinetist and composer.

Born : April 01, 1920 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Died : May 12, 2004 in Sarasota, Florida.

Played with : Bob Chester, Charlie Parker, Lennie Tristano, Woody Herman, Duke Ellington, Neal Hefti, Bill Harris, Charles Mingus, Stan Getz, Bill Evans, Billy Eckstine and many others.

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