Cornelius Bumpus was an American woodwind, brass and keyboard player and vocalist from Santa Cruz, California.
|Birth name||Cornelius Bumpus, Jr.|
|Born||May 07, 1945, Dallas, Texas, U.S.|
|Origin||Santa Cruz, California|
|Died||February 03, 2004, Sioux City, Iowa, U.S.|
|Instruments||Saxophone, flute, keyboards|
|Associated acts||Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan|
|Website||Cornelius Bumpus's Official site|
|IMDb||Cornelius Bumpus's IMDb|
Saxophonist for many well-known bands, including The Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan. He also played with Café Society in Los Angeles.
He started playing alto saxophone at the age of ten and began performing at dances two years later.
He released a solo album in 1981 on which he played saxophone and sang jazzy jams.
He was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California.
Bumpus got his professional start with Bobby Freeman's band in 1966.
- African-American woodwind musicians
- Musicians from Santa Cruz, California
- The Doobie Brothers members
- Palmetto Records artists
- American saxophonists
- 20th-century saxophonists
Latest information about Cornelius Bumpus updated on June 08 2021.