Jimmy Knepper

About Jimmy Knepper

Birth Day: November 22, 1927
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA

Jimmy Knepper

Jimmy Knepper net worth and salary: Jimmy Knepper is a Trombone Player who has a net worth of $2 Million. Jimmy Knepper was born in Los Angeles, in November 22, 1927. Versatile jazz trombonist who performed with Charles Mingus and other jazz greats.
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Popular As Jimmy Knepper
Occupation Trombone Player
Age 93 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born November 22, 1927 (Los Angeles, CA)
Birthday November 22
Town/City Los Angeles, CA
Nationality CA

🌙 Zodiac

Jimmy Knepper’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Jimmy Knepper was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.


Versatile jazz trombonist who performed with Charles Mingus and other jazz greats.

Before Fame

He began performing in his mid teens, spending time with Claude Thornhill before joining Mingus at age 30.


He performed with many bands over a career spanning decades, but his contribution to Mingus' The Clown and Tijuana Moods albums established his reputation for originality.

Family Life

His wife Maxine was also a jazz musician, playing the trumpet.

Associated With

Though creatively fulfilling, his stormy five-year collaboration with Charles Mingus ended after a disagreement over royalties erupted into Mingus's slapping him and breaking his tooth.

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