As per our current Database, Jimmy Knepper is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Jimmy Knepper is 93 years, 9 months and 29 days old. Jimmy Knepper will celebrate 94rd birthday on a Monday 22nd of November 2021. Below we countdown to Jimmy Knepper upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Jimmy Knepper|
|Age||93 years old|
|Born||November 22, 1927 (Los Angeles, CA)|
|Town/City||Los Angeles, CA|
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.
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.
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.
His wife Maxine was also a jazz musician, playing the trumpet.
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.