Hal Kemp

Born: 
03/27/1904
City: 
Marion
Region: 
Alabama
Country: 
USA
Died: 
12/21/1940
Years Active: 
1924-1940
Instruments: 
Alto Sax, Clarinet

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James Harold "Hal" Kemp was a jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, bandleader, composer, and arranger. He was born in Marion, Alabama and died in Madera, California following an auto accident. His major recordings were "There's a Small Hotel", "Where or When", "This Year's Kisses", "When I'm With You", "Got a Date With an Angel" and "Three Little Fishies".