Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States (1918 – 1983)
Wild Bill Moore (William M. Moore, Houston, Texas, June 13, 1918 – August 1, 1983 Los Angeles, California) was an American rhythm & blues tenor saxophonist.
Living in Detroit, he was Michigan's amateur Golden Gloves light heavyweight champion in 1937, and turned professional for a while, but also played the alto saxophone. By 1944 he had switched to tenor, influenced by Chu Berry and Illinois Jacquet, and made his first recordings with Christine Chatman, the wife of Memphis Slim. The following… read more
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