Tulsa Jazz.Com’s Jazz Legend Spotlight: Walter ‘Foots’ Thomas

Walter "Foots" Thomas February 10, 1907 - August 26, 1981 Reed specialist, arranger and sometimes bandleader Walter "Foots" Thomas retired from fulltime playing in 1948, then became a professional manager whose specialty could easily have been coaching players on the art of amassing discographies capable of encircling Atlantic City's Trump Plaza. Thomas hailed from Muskogee, …