Jimmy Skidmore

Jimmy Skidmore
Birth name Jimmy Skidmore
Born 8 February 1916
Origin London, England
Died 22 August 1998
Genres Jazz
Instruments tenor saxophone
Associated acts Alan Skidmore, Humphrey Lyttelton

James Richard "Jimmy" Skidmore (8 February 1916, in Manor Park 22 August 1998) was an English jazz tenor saxophonist born in London and father to tenor and soprano saxophonist Alan Skidmore.[1] Perhaps best known for his work with George Shearing from 1950 to 1952, Jimmy Skidmore worked with a variety of other well-known jazz musicians, including Humphrey Lyttelton, Victor Feldman and Kenny Baker.

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With Humphrey Lyttelton


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