Tina Brooks Biography

American jazz saxophonist player.

Born : June 07, 1932 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Died : August 13, 1974 in New York City, New York.

Jazz hard bop tenor saxophonist, known for his work as a sideman with artists such as Kenny Burrell, Freddie Hubbard, Jackie McLean, and Jimmy Smith, as well as several Blue Note albums he recorded as a leader. He died of liver failure resulting from years of drug addiction.

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