Baritone and alto saxophonist who also also played bass and who also collaborated with Sunlight Ra for a lot more than 40 years. He was created in East Moline, Illinois and relocated to NY where he fulfilled Sunlight Ra. He also used John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk. He wedded Emily Wintersmith in 1955 plus they experienced two kids before their relationship dissolved because of conflicts due to a child he previously from wedlock. He remarried in 1965 to Edna Jean Ballinger. His child Deval Patrick became the Governor of Massachusetts.