Pete Yellin

Biography

Peter Michael Yellin, 18 July 1939, New York City, New York, USA. Yellin’s father was a studio pianist with NBC and there was always music to be heard at home. It was not until the late 50s, however, that Yellin considered music as a career. While at Denver University on a basketball scholarship, he heard Art Pepper. After borrowing an alto saxophone from the music department, he decided that this was where his future lay. Returning to New York, and encouraged and guided by his father, he... Read more

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