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Mesirow, Milton (Mezzrow, Mezz)

Born: 1899 AD
Died: 1972 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Clarenetist, Musicians, Saxophonist


1899 - Born on November 9th in Chicago, Illinois. An American jazz clarinetist and saxophonist.

1920 - He was part of the White Chicago jazz scene, played with the Austin High Gang and recorded with the Jungle Kings and the Chicago Rhythm Kings.

1927 - Moved to New York and played with Eddie Condon.

1948 - Mezzrow moved to France where he recorded with Lee Collins and others.

1972 - Died on August 5th in Paris.


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