The saxophonist Laurdine Patrick died at the age of 62. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Baritone and alto saxophonist who also played bass and who collaborated with Sun Ra for more than forty years.
He married Emily Wintersmith in 1955 and they had two children before their marriage dissolved due to conflicts arising from a child he had out of wedlock. He remarried in 1965 to Edna Jean Ballinger.