ALLEN EAGER

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Allen Eager (Jan. 10, 1927, New York City - May 13, 2003, Daytona Beach, Florida) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

Eager first played jazz as a teenager during World War II in the bands of Bobby Sherwood, Sonny Dunham, Shorty Sherock, Hal McIntyre, Woody Herman, Tommy Dorsey, and Johnny Bothwell. After the war he became a regular on the scene around 52nd Street in New York; he led his own ensemble there from 1946-48. In 1948 he played with Tadd Dameron, in 1951 with Gerry Mulligan, in 1952 with Terry Gibbs, and shortly after with Buddy Rich. From 1953 to 1955 he again led his own ensemble. He lived in Paris from 1956 to 1957 and returned to record with Mulligan in 1957; after this, he essentially retired from jazz.

Eager mentioned the death of Charlie Parker and his problems with drug addiction as reasons for his withdrawal from
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In the Land of Oo-Bla-Dee, 1947-1953In the Land of Oo-Bla-Dee, 1947-1953
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ALLEN EAGER New Trends of Jazz Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Trends of Jazz Volume 2
Bop 1952
ALLEN EAGER Allen Eager Vol.2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Allen Eager Vol.2
Bop 1954
ALLEN EAGER Renaissance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Renaissance
Bop 1981

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Swingin' With Allen Eager
Swing 1982

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ALLEN EAGER In the Land of Oo-Bla-Dee, 1947-1953 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In the Land of Oo-Bla-Dee, 1947-1953
Bop 2003
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An Ace Face
Bop 2007

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Booby Hatch / Rampage
Bop 1946

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