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Willie Restum
Birth: Sep. 26, 1929
Allentown
Lehigh County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 2006
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Musician/Entertainer. The internationally known baritone saxophonist received his big break when he signed a recording contract with Capitol Records in 1954. His first record was an original composition called "Restum In Peace Blues" backed with "One-Note Boogie". In 1955 he began an 11 year run as a headliner at the Dream Lounge in Miami Beach, Florida and his live album, "Willie Restum At The Dream Lounge" on the Gone record label remains a favorite among jazz collectors. He moved to Los Angeles in 1966 and for the next four years became a regular performer at the Los Angeles Playboy Club. He also became a regular act in Las Vegas and Lake Tahoe sharing the stage with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Tony Bennett and Paul Anka. In 1998 he made a cameo appearance walking on water in the Rolling Stones music video, "Saint Of Me" and in 2005 he appeared in a BBC documentary about Frank Sinatra and his connections to the Mafia titled "Sinatra: Dark Star". (bio by: Decal) 
 
Burial:
Garden of Peace Cemetery
Fullerton
Lehigh County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Decal
Record added: Apr 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13871668
Willie Restum
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Willie Restum
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