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Ernie Wilkins

ts, as, ss, 1922-1999 US, St. Louis
Musician / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. Ernest Brooks Wilkins Jr.

Ernest Brooks Wilkins Jr. (July 20, 1922 – June 5, 1999) was a jazz arranger and writer who also played tenor saxophone. He might be best known for his work with Count Basie. He also wrote for Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, and Dizzy Gillespie. In addition to that he was musical director for albums by Cannonball Adderley, Dinah Washington, Oscar Peterson, and Buddy Rich.

  • Tenor sax
  • Alto sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Saxophone
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Stompin' At The Savoy on The Everest Years: Ernie Wilkins by Ernie Wilkins
When I Fall in Love (Live) on Live At Montmartre by Clark Terry & Ernie Wilkins
Swingin at Newport on The Greatest American Swing Jazz by Various Artists
Satin Doll (Live) on Live At Montmartre by Clark Terry & Ernie Wilkins
Bye, Bye Blackbird (Live) on Live At Montmartre by Clark Terry & Ernie Wilkins
Flute Juice on The Best Jazz Flute by Various Artists
Astronaut on Great Jazz Drumming by Various Artists
Boone's Blues (Live) on Live At Montmartre by Clark Terry & Ernie Wilkins
The Theme (Live) on Live At Montmartre by Clark Terry & Ernie Wilkins
Big Foot Country on Jazz Orchestras and Big Bands by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Fender RhodesRob Franken Featuring Jimmy Owens, Clark Terry, Ernie Wilkins & Toots Thielemans2009Compil.
Suite For Jazz BandDanish Radio Big Band Guest Conductor Ernie Wilkins1992Album
Big Band RTB With American Guests Vol.2Jazz Orkestar Radio-Televizije Beograd & Big Miller, Kenny Drew, Ernie Wilkins, Tony Scott, Alvin Queen1985Compil.
Big Band RTB With American GuestsJazz Orkestar Radio-Televizije Beograd & Clark Terry, Johnny Griffin, Nathan Davis, Maynard Ferguson, Ernie Wilkins1984Compil.
Ernie Wilkins In Belgrade With Sextet Gut-MarkovićErnie Wilkins With Sextet Gut-Marković1984Album
The Trumpet AlbumErnie Wilkins1979Compil.
Pori Big Band & Ernie WilkinsPori Big Band & Ernie Wilkins1977Album
Screaming MothersErnie Wilkins1974Album
The Big New Band Of The 60'sErnie Wilkins1960Album
Top Brass Featuring Five TrumpetsErnie Wilkins1955Single
Kenny Clarke & Ernie WilkinsKenny Clarke & Ernie Wilkins1955Album
Top Brass Featuring Five TrumpetsErnie Wilkins1955Album
Flutes & ReedsErnie Wilkins / Frank Wess / Jerome Richardson / Hank Jones / Eddie Jones / Kenny Clarke1955Album
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