Bob Cooper

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1925 – 1993

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Who was Bob Cooper?

Bob Cooper was a West Coast jazz musician known primarily for playing tenor saxophone, but also for being one of the first to play solos on oboe. He worked in Stan Kenton's band starting in 1945 and married the band's singer June Christy. He had the nickname "Coop".

Bob Cooper's last studio recording was on Karrin Allyson's album Sweet Home Cookin on which he played tenor saxophone.

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Born
Dec 6, 1925
Pittsburgh
Also known as
  • Cooper, Bob
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Died
Aug 5, 1993
Hollywood

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on July 23, 2013

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