(April 6, 1927 - January 20, 1996)
Gerald Joseph "Gerry" Mulligan was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger. Though Mulligan is primarily known as one of the leading baritone saxophonists in jazz history – playing the instrument with a light and airy tone in the era of cool jazz – he was also a notable arranger, working with Claude Thornhill, Miles Davis, Stan Kenton, and others.
(August 29, 1920 - March 12, 1955)
Charles Parker, Jr., also known as Bird or Yardbird, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.