Real Name:
James Robert Forrest
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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Jimmy Forrest - Yesterdays Goodies album art Various Night Train (as Jimmy Forest) Various - Yesterdays Goodies (Comp) United Artists Records US 1964 Sell This Version
ULS-525 Jimmy Forrest - Moment Musical - Karlovački Umjetnici Svom Gradu U Povodu 400-Godišnjice album art Various Noćni Vlak (as Forest) Various - Moment Musical - Karlovački Umjetnici Svom Gradu U Povodu 400-Godišnjice(LP, Comp) Jugoton ULS-525 Yugoslavia 1979 Sell This Version

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