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John Klemmer

John Klemmer

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birthday
3rd
July, 1946
Birth Place
Chicago, Illinois
Birth Sign
cancer
Biography

John T. Klemmer (born July 3, 1946) is an American saxophonist, composer, songwriter, and arranger.
He was born in Chicago, Illinois and began playing guitar at the age of 5 and alto saxophone at the age of 11. His other early interests included graphics and visual art, writing, dance, puppetry, painting, sculpting, and poetry. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and began touring with midwestern “ghost big bands” (Les Elgart, Woody Herman) as well as playing with small local jazz and rock groups. After switching to tenor saxophone in high school, Klemmer playing with commercial small groups and big bands in Chicago while leading his own groups and touring.

instruments played
saxophone
Tenor
Genres

Jazz, jazz fusion, New age, pop, rock

Labels

Cadet, Impulse!, ABC, Elektra

Occupations

Musician, composer

Years Active

1963 present

Name

John Klemmer

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