Bob Cooper (December 6, 1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – August 5, 1993) was a West Coast jazz musician known primarily for playing tenor saxophone, but also for being one of the first to play solos on oboe. He worked in Stan Kenton’s band starting in 1945 and married the band’s singer June Christy. He had the nickname “Coop”.
Bob Cooper’s last studio recording was on Karrin Allyson’s album “Sweet Home Cookin” (1993), where he played tenor saxophone.
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