Jimmy Giuffre

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2008

    Dallas-born Jazz Player Jimmy Giuffre Dead At 86

    Dallas-born jazz clarinet and saxophone player Jimmy Giuffre died late last week on Thursday, April 24, of pneumonia and complications of Parkinson's disease. After learning to play the clarinet at the age of 9, Giuffre began performing in local bands. Later Giuffre was drawn into the big band wor ... More >>

  • Music

    December 7, 2000

    Back to the Bass

    Dallas-born Harry Babasin was one of jazz's great bass players--and is one of its most forgotten pioneers