Sonny Red Biography

American jazz saxophonist.

Played with : Barry Harris (1949-1952), Frank Rosolino (1954), Art Blakey, Curtis Fuller, Paul Quinichette, Clifford Brown, Pony Poindexter, Donald Byrd, Kenny Dorham, Yusef Lateef (& others) and in his own bands.

Recorded (1958-1962) some albums as a leader for Savoy, Blue Note e Jazzland.

Born : December 17, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan.

Died : March 20, 1981 in Detroit, Michigan.

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