Arne Domnérus

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    Swedish-born saxophonist Arne Domnérus looms large in the annals of European jazz -- his breakthrough performance at the Paris Jazz Fair of 1949 is widely cited as the tipping point of the Scandinavian bop movement. Born in Stockholm on December 20, 1924, Domnérus studied clarinet as a child and made his professional debut during the early '40s, playing alto sax in popular dance bands led by Lulle Ellboj and Simon Brehm. By 1942 he led his own group and made his recorded debut i... Read more

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