Aaron Sachs

Playing both tenor sax and clarinet, Aaron Sachs released a few LPs in the '50s and worked with a number of well-known jazz artists such as Red Norvo and Benny Goodman. His first of two albums for Bethlehem, Aaron Sachs Sextet (1954), featured Urbie Green (trombone), Danny Bank (baritone), Barry Galbraith (guitar), Osie Johnson (drums), Clyde Lombardi (bass), and himself (tenor sax and clarinet).

Sachs, who was born in New York City, started as a young swing protégé of Benny Goodman, and later eased into bebop music, playing with Earl Hines. He then formed his own bands, with some success recording and touring. He married singer Helen Merrill in 1948, a union which lasted only a few years. Their only child was their son, Allan Preston Sachs, professionally known as Alan Merrill, was born in 1951, best known as singer and songwriter of the original 1975 version of the rock classic "I...

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Aaron Sachs Albums

2 records

Albums featuring Aaron Sachs

3 records