El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, United States (1912 – 1977)
Jim Wynn (El Paso, TX, June 21, 1912 - Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 1977) was an American, Swing, Jump blues and Rhythm & Blues saxophonist and bandleader.
Wynn was born in Texas but grew up in Los Angeles, where his first instrument was the clarinet. Switching to tenor saxophone, he began his professional career with Charlie Echols and was a sideman on hundreds of West Coast recordings, including a long association with Johnny Otis. As a bandleader (often billed as… read more
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