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Eddie Miller


EDDIE MILLER (saxophonist) was bornEdward Raymond Muller on June 23, 1911 in New Orleans, Louisiana and passed away April 8, 1991 in Los Angels, California. The tenor saxophonist and clarinetist began performing at age 16 and played with Ben Pollack and Bob Crosby’s orchestras, later working with Pete Fountain. Miller also composed “Slow Mood” which became “Lazy Mood” with lyrics by Johnny Mercer. He was inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1998.