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Doldinger's Best

Klaus Doldinger

℗ 1992 ACT Music ACT 9224

Klaus Doldinger  1992  Doldinger's Best

KLAUS DOLDINGER, best-known for leading the excellent fusion group Passport in the 1970s and '80s, has had a diverse and episodic career. He started out studying piano in 1947 and clarinet five years later, playing in Dixieland bands in the 1950s. By 1961, he had become a modern tenor saxophonist, working with such top visiting and expatriate Americans as DON ELLIS, JOHNNY GRIFFIN, BENNY BAILEY, IDREES SULIEMAN, DONALD BYRD and KENNY CLARKE, recording as a leader for Philips, World Pacific, and Liberty.