John Jenkins

John Jenkins (January 3, 1931 – July 12, 1993) was an American jazz saxophonist.Jenkins initially studied clarinet in high school but switched to saxophone after six months on the instrument. He played in jam sessions led by Joe Segal at Roosevelt College from 1949-1956. He played with Art Farmer in 1955 and led his own group in Chicago later that year. In 1957 he played with Charles Mingus and recorded two albums as a leader. He played as a sideman with Johnny Griffin Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Paul Quinichette, Clifford Jordan, Sahib Shihab, and Wilbur Ware in the late 1950s and early 1960s, but essentially dropped out of music after 1962, aside from a few dates with Gloria Coleman.
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  • Managing Reputation When Everything Leaks

    … are investigating and tell them when they can expect the next update. This is particularly true of criminal situations that require investigations, and the worst cases trials. Updates should be open about not knowing all of the facts, too. Reverend John Jenkins is simply masterful at updating people without debunking Notre Dame’s current academic…

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