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Geneva Perry: 1926-2002
Geneva Perry
Tenor saxophone

Born: 1926 in Washington, DC
Died: March 27, 2002 in Alexandria, DC

Tenor saxophonist Geneva Perry

Copyright © 2002 


Geneva Frances Perry was a tenor saxophonist who played in the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, the most celebrated multi-racial all-women band of the 1940s. After the band broke up in 1949, she concentrated on a career in teaching.

JJA members are invited to submit a full obituary or appreciation.

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