Joey Ambrose (Joseph D'Ambrosio)

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Joey Ambrose was the saxophone player for Bill Haley and the Comets in 1954 and 1955, most notably playing on the famous recording, "Rock Around the Clock." He quit the Comets in late 1955 to form The Jodimars along with fellow Comets Dick "Richards" Bocelli and Marshall Lytle. After the Jodimars broke up, he became a pit boss at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. In 1987 he rejoined The Comets and as of late 1999 continues to perform and record with the band. He is also a popular session musician. Read more...