Gene Quill

Gene Quill

born on 15/12/1927 in Atlantic City, NJ, United States

died on 8/12/1988 in Atlantic City, NJ, United States

Gene Quill

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Daniel Eugene Quill (December 15, 1927 – December 8, 1988) was an American alto saxophonist known for his bebop jazz records with Phil Woods. He and Woods recorded as Phil and Quill. Additionally, he played with the big bands of Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Claude Thornhill and Gerry Mulligan.

Seminal albums include Four Altos with Phil Woods, Hal Stein, and Sahib Shihab, and Phil & Quill, both on Prestige.


With Manny Albam

  • Jazz Goes to the Movies (Impulse!, 1962)

With John Carisi

  • Into the Hot (Impulse!, 1962)

With Quincy Jones

  • This Is How I Feel About Jazz (ABC Paramount, 1956)

With Mundell Lowe

  • A Grand Night for Swinging (Riverside, 1957)

With Oscar Pettiford

  • Winner's Circle (Bethlehem, 1957)

With Phil Woods

  • Pairing Off (Prestige, 1956)
  • Four Altos (Prestige, 1957) - with Sahib Shihab and Hal Stein
  • Phil and Quill with Prestige (Prestige, 1957)
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