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Sammy Rimington

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Jazz

Samuel 'Sammy' Rimington (born April 29, 1942, in Paddock Wood, Kent), is an English jazz reed player. He has been an active New Orleans jazz revivalist since the late 1950s.Rimington played with Barry Martyn in 1959. He started to become a professional musician in 1960 when he joined the band of Ken Colyer. He stayed with Ken Colyer until 1965. That year he moved to the United States, and worked with Big Bill Bissonnette's Easy Rider Jazz Band and the very famous December Band. He made some jazz fusion recordings early in the 1970s, but most of his work has been in the New Orleans jazz vein, playing with Louis Nelson, Big Jim Robinson, Chris Barber, Kid Thomas Valentine, Captain John Handy, and others. He has recorded extensively as a bandleader since the early 1960s.Sammy Rimington's mai

        
Instruments
  • Clarinet
  • Alto sax
  • Saxophone
  • Vocals
  • Tenor sax
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Burgundy Street Blues on Visits New Orleans by Sammy Rimington
San on The Mouldy Five by Sammy Rimington
Someday on New Orleans Reunion by Wendell Brunious & Sammy Rimington
I'm Crazy About My Baby on New Orleans Reunion by Wendell Brunious & Sammy Rimington
God Will Take Care of You on Meets the Cardinal Band by Sammy Rimington
In the Good Old Summertime on A Snapshot 1995-1999 by Sammy Rimington
Squeeze Me on New Orleans Reunion by Wendell Brunious & Sammy Rimington
Yearning on New Orleans Reunion by Wendell Brunious & Sammy Rimington
Far Away Blues on Visits New Orleans by Sammy Rimington
Smile, Darn You, Smile on Visits New Orleans by Sammy Rimington

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Faster Than DarkJames Evans Incredible String Four Featuring Sammy Rimington2006Album
Only For DancersPatrick Bensoussan's Big Beat Band With Sammy Rimington2003Album
The Mouldy FiveThe Mouldy Five Featuring Sammy Rimington2001Album
Jazz mit Herz / Jazz with HeartSammy Rimington1998Album
Dreaming On The RiverThe Fondy Riverside Bullet Band & Sammy Rimington1997Album
Ginger Pig Plays New Orleans JazzGinger Pig Featuring Sammy Rimington1996Album
Elaine McKeown Featuring Sammy RimingtonElaine McKeown Featuring Sammy Rimington1991Album
One Swiss NightSammy Rimington1991Album
Sammy RimingtonSammy Rimington, Jon Marks, Jerry Zigmont, Jim Tutunjian, John Russell1991Album
The Ginger Pig New Orleans Band Featuring Sammy RimingtonGinger Pig Featuring Sammy Rimington1989Album
Of Days That Have Gone BySammy Rimington And Barry Martyn With David Donohoe's Band1988Album
Sammy Rimington In New Orleans 1986Sammy Rimington1986Album
The Mouldy Five Volume 1The Mouldy Five Featuring Sammy Rimington1985Album
The Mouldy Five Volume 2 Featuring Sammy RimingtonThe Mouldy Five Featuring Sammy Rimington1985Album
New Orleans Jazz im Grossmünster ZürichSammy Rimington1984Album
Live In SwitzerlandSammy Rimington1983Album
In EnglandKid Thomas Valentine With Sammy Rimington1981Album
On Washington AvenueSammy Rimington1980Album
George Lewis Classics As Played By Sammy RimingtonSammy Rimington With Kid Martyn's Rhythm Section1980Album
And His New Orleans QuartetSammy Rimington1977Album
And His New Orleans QuartetSammy Rimington1977Album
Sammy RimingtonSammy Rimington1977Album
Way Down Yonder In New Orleans Then And NowKeith Smith And Sammy Rimington1977Album
Thomas Jefferson's International New Orleans Jazz Band Featuring Sammy RimmingtonThomas Jefferson's International New Orleans Jazz Band Featuring Sammy Rimington1974Album
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?The Fondy Riverside Bullet Band Featuring Sammy Rimington And Jon Marks1974Album
Ice CreamThe Jeggpap New Orleans Jazz Band Meets Sammy Rimington1974Album
New Orleans MusicSammy Rimington1973Album
Rum & Coca-ColaBarry Martyn's Band With Sammy Rimington1967Album
Red WingKid Thomas Valentine, Sammy Rimington, The Easy Riders Jazz Band1966Album
George Lewis Classics Spotlight On Sammy RimingtonSammy Rimington With Kid Martyn's Rhythm Section1965Album
The Exciting Sax Of Sammy RimingtonSammy RimingtonAlbum
Only A LookSammy Rimington & Red Beans Ragtime BandAlbum
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