Jimmy Lyons

Jimmy Lyons

Born: December 1, 1931

Died: May 19, 1986

Nationality: American

Occupation: Musician

Biography: Jimmy Lyons was an alto saxophone player. He is best known for his long tenure in the Cecil Taylor Unit, being the only constant member of the pianist's group from the mid-1960s to his death, after which Taylor never worked with another musician as frequently.