Walter Benton

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        Tenor sax. West Coast player who started out cool and bluesy, ventured into the free and wild, then went back to his roots. Walter Benton began playing sax while attending high school in Los Angeles. He spent three years in the army, then recorded in 1954 with Kenny Clarke and also worked in a jam session with Max Roach and Clifford Brown. Benton played Afro-Latin jazz with Prez Prado from 1954-57, touring Asia in 1956. He then recorded as a soloist in Victor Feldman's orchestra... Read more

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