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Leo Parker

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Leo Parker (April 18, 1925 - February 11, 1962) was an American jazz musician who played baritone saxophone.
Born in Washington, D.C., Parker studied alto saxophone in high school, and played this instrument on a recording with Coleman Hawkins in 1944. He switched to baritone saxophone later that year when he joined Billy Eckstine's bebop band, playing there until 1946. In 1945 he was a member of the so-called "Unholy Four" of saxophonists, with Dexter Gordon, Sonny Stitt and Gene... meer

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