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    American jazz saxophonist (tenor), trumpeter, arranger and bandleader. He was the father of guitarist Jerry Donahue.Born : March 18, 1918 in Detroit, Michigan.Died : March 22, 1974 in Reno, Nevada.Sam played with Gene Krupa (1938-'40), Benny Goodman, Harry James, then it formed an own big band with which it recorded for Okeh Records and Bluebird Records.After the second world war , he worked with ...more

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