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Jimmy Giuffre (1921–2008)

Jimmy Giuffre was born on April 26, 1921 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He was a composer, known for Jazz on a Summer's Day (1959), Altman (2014) and Cat City (1986). He was married to Juanita Giuffre. He died on April 24, 2008 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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Jazz on a Summer's Day
Cat City
Cat City Music Department
Nos deux marseillaises


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 2014 Altman (Documentary) (writer: "Four Brothers" - as James P. Giuffre)
 1972 M. A. Numminen tunnelmassa (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Neljimmäinen veljeksistä (Four Brothers)")
 1958 Timex All-Star Jazz Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 November 1958 (1958) ... (writer: "Four Brothers" - uncredited)
 1949 Floor Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (1949) ... (writer: "Four Brothers")
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 1986 Cat City (composer: song "The 4 gangsters")
 1957 Three Little Bops (Short) (musician: tenor sax - uncredited)
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 1959 Jazz on a Summer's Day (Documentary)
 1957 The Seven Lively Arts (TV Series)
- The Sound of Jazz (1957) ... Himself
 1949 Floor Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1949) ... Himself

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Saxophonist and clarinettist, graduate of North Texas College in 1942. First played in U.S. Army bands. After World War II with various big bands, including Boyd Raeburn, Jimmy Dorsey, Buddy Rich and Woody Herman. Subsequently on the West Coast, leading a trio with Jim Hall and Bob Brookmeyer. Composer ("The Train and the River") and arranger for Lee Konitz and the Modern Jazz Quartet, as well as... See more »

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