Pasquall, Jerome Don, Sr.(born: 1902 - died: 1971)
Jerome D. Pasquall, Sr. was born in Fulton, KY, and grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He played the saxophone, clarinet, and mellophone. Pasquall played with many bands, including the riverboat bands of Charlie Creath and with Kentucky native Fate Marable. He also played and recorded with Doc Cooke's Dreamland Orchestra while studying at the American Conservatory in Chicago. Pasquall studied at the New England Conservatory, graduating in 1927, and was lead alto saxophone with Fletcher Henderson's band. He played the clarinet and saxophone on a number of fox trot recordings from 1920s-1930s, including the 1924 song Moanful Man, Fox Trot, by Cooke's Dreamland Orchestra, and the 1936 song Where There's You There's Me: Fox Trot, by Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra. In 1940, Pasquall was a "permanent guest" at the YMCA in New York City, according to the U.S. Census. Jerome D. Pasquall, Sr. died in New York City in October of 1971, according to the U.S. Social Security Index in Ancestry. For more see "Jerome Don Pasquall" in the Oxford Music Online Database.