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Sidney Bechet (May 14, 1897 – May 14, 1959) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. He was one of the first important soloists in jazz (beating cornetist and trumpeter Louis Armstrong to the recording studio by several months and later playing duets with Armstrong), and was perhaps the first notable jazz saxophonist. More…
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- jazz, new orleans, swing, saxophone, dixieland
- Similar to:
- Sidney Bechet's Blue Note Jazzmen, Johnny Dodds, Bix Beiderbecke, Jelly Roll Morton, Jack Teagarden