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Willis Jackson

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Willis Jackson

Willis Jackson has been played on NTS in shows including The Do!! You!!! Breakfast Show w/ Charlie Bones, featured first on 1 November 2012. Songs played include Nuther'n Like Thuther'n, Headed And Gutted and Jive Samba.

Willis "Gator" Jackson (April 25, 1932 – October 25, 1987) was an American jazz and rhythm & blues tenor saxophonist.

Born in Miami, Florida, Jackson joined Duke Ellington alumnus Cootie Williams's band in 1949 as a teenager, after being discovered by Eddie Vinson. During the 1950s Jackson participated in R&B and jazz recordings, primarily as a session musician. He also toured as leader of the backing band of singer Ruth…

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Nuther'n Like Thuther'n
Willis Jackson
Prestige1964
Nuther'n Like Thuther'n
Willis JacksonPrestige1964
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Headed And Gutted
Willis Jackson
Muse Records1974
Headed And Gutted
Willis JacksonMuse Records1974
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Jive Samba
Willis Jackson
Prestige1964
Jive Samba
Willis JacksonPrestige1964
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Singing Bass
Willis Jackson
Cotillion1976
Singing Bass
Willis JacksonCotillion1976
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