Professional jazz musician Kenneth E. Revell, of Huntington, died July 30 at the age of 84.
A saxophone player with Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Huntington Community Band and the Long Island Sound Symphony, the longtime Huntington resident was a Jones Beach Band Shell musician for many years.
Born in Minneapolis, Minn., in 1926, Revell is a former U.S. Navy veteran who lived in Huntington for nearly 50 years.
Well known throughout Long Island as a private music teacher to hundreds of kids on flute, clarinet, and saxophone, Revelle was a band director at Holy Trinity High School in Hicksville and St. Patrick's School in Huntington.
He is survived by his wife Millie Revell of Huntington; two daughters Diane Schaber of Huntington and Karen Bartels of Huntington Station; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation wil be held Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at in Huntington.
A prayer service will take place Thursday, Aug. 2 at 10 a.m. at Jacobsen Funeral Home.
Burial is scheduled at Calverton National Cemetery, in Calverton, N.Y.