Jordan, Louis

b. July 8, 1908 - Brinkley, Arkansas, USA / d. February 4, 1975 - Los Angeles, California, USA

American alto saxophone player, singer, band leader  and entertainer. To many, Jordan is regarded as an influential link between the birth of jazz and the big band swing era to rock'n'roll.  

Links:  (biography by Bill Dahl)   (page dedicated to Jordan on Chicago's WBEZ publlic radio station)

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