Criss, Sonny [William]
- Neil Tesser
(b Memphis, TN, Oct 23, 1927; d Los Angeles, CA, Nov 19, 1977). American jazz alto saxophonist. He moved to Los Angeles at 15, where he studied with Samuel Browne and remained most of his life. As a teenager he performed with various orchestras on their West Coast tours; he first attracted attention in ...