Real Name:
James Robert Forrest
Profile:
American jazz saxophonist (tenor) and composer.
Born : January 24, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Died : August 26, 1980 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Worked with : Eddie Johnson (pianist), Fate Marable, Don Albert, Jay McShann, Andy Kirk, Duke Ellington, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Count Basie, Al Grey and many others. His best known composition was 'Night Train', composed with Lewis Simpkins and Oscar Washington.

At the time of his death, Forrest and Al Grey were the leaders of the The Al Grey-Jimmy Forrest Quintet.
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Variations:
U-119 Jimmy Forrest - Big Dip / My Buddy album art Jimmy Forrest Big Dip / My Buddy(7", Single) United (2) U-119 US 1952 Sell This Version
Jimmy Forrest - Bolo Blues / Night Train album art Jimmy Forest* Bolo Blues / Night Train (Single) United (2) US 1952 Sell This Version
U-130 Jimmy Forrest - Hey Mrs. Jones / Blue Groove album art Jimmy Forrest Hey Mrs. Jones / Blue Groove(7", Single, Red) United (2) U-130 US 1952 Sell This Version
45-15340 Jimmy Forrest - Night Train Mambo / Londonerry Air album art Jimmy Forrest Night Train Mambo / Londonerry Air(7") Dot Records 45-15340 US 1955 Sell This Version
Jimmy Forrest - Night Flight / Cocktails For Two album art Jimmy (Night Train) Forrest* Night Flight / Cocktails For Two (Single) Triumph Records (7), Triumph Records (7) US 1959 Sell This Version
Jimmy Forrest - Remember album art Jimmy Forrest Remember Prestige US 1961 Sell This Version
45-208 Jimmy Forrest - Annie Laurie album art Jimmy Forrest Annie Laurie(7", Single) Prestige 45-208 US 1961 Sell This Version
Jimmy Forrest - Theme From "Experiment In Terror" album art Jimmy Forrest Theme From "Experiment In Terror" Prestige US 1962 Sell This Version
ML 2161 Jimmy Forrest, His Rockin' Tenor And Orchestra Jimmy Forrest, His Rockin' Tenor And Orchestra - Sophisticated Lady / Flight 3-D(Shellac, 10") Music ML 2161 Italy Unknown Sell This Version
V. 3281 Jimmy Forrest - Night Train / Big Dip album art Jimmy Forrest Night Train / Big Dip(Shellac, 10") Vogue Productions V. 3281 France Unknown Sell This Version

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