Public Figure Profiles

Bert Wilson

Bert Wilson (October 15, 1939 in Evansville, Indiana – June 6, 2013 in Olympia, Washington) was an American jazz clarinetist and saxophonist.Wilson's father and grandfather were both vaudeville showmen, and as a very young child, he did routines in traveling shows with his grandfather, but after contracting polio at age four, he suffered extended paralysis and was unable to move his arms for years. Once he recovered, he learned piano, and picked up clarinet at age thirteen; he didn't begin playing saxophone until age 18, after he had relocated from Chicago to Los Angeles.

In California, Wilson played as a leader in groups which included George Morrow and Albert Stinson, and played a show with John Coltrane in 1966. Later in 1966 he moved to New York City, where he played with James Zitro and Sonny Simmons; he returned to California in 1969, moving to Berkeley, where he worked with Barbara Donald, Donald Garrett, Eddie Marshall, and Smiley Winters.

Later in the 1970s he moved briefly to Woodstock, New York, and at the end of the decade relocated to Olympia, Washington, where he led the group Rebirth, a group which included, at times, Nancy Curtis, Chuck Metcalf, Bob Myers, Jack Perciful, Chuck Stentz, and Allen Youngblood.

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Some of their strengths

Bert Wilson has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Generous, Intelligent, Imaginative, Diplomatic, Adventurous, Energetic, and Honest.

Intelligent and Inquisitive

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Bert Wilson is someone who is an intelligent, inquisitive, and imaginative person, who is practical, considerate, kind, and diplomatic in dealings with others. A person who is ambitious and motivated.

Adaptable and Versatile

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Bert Wilson well know them as someone who can be adaptable, flexible, and polite, like a flower or a sapling.

Optimistic and Frank

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Bert Wilson as someone who is optimistic, principled, adventurous, and direct.

A person who isn't shy about expressing their opinions, loves competition, loves learning things themself, who is known for being inventive and original, and who loves being surrounded by friends and loved ones.

Dynamic and Imaginative

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Bert Wilson is someone who can bring a purifying element to situations, and who is a risk-taker with vision and imagination.

They are also someone who is confident and creative, and who has a love for starting new projects, inventing new things, and giving back to the community.

Justice-seeking and Peaceful

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Bert Wilson tends to be someone who loves peace and is ready to go to any costs to achieve it. Who has a taste for the good things in life, tends to be a good organizer, has a thirst for knowledge, and who tends to have the respect of friends and acquaintances.

Some of Bert Wilson's challenges

While Bert Wilson has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Bert Wilson can be Stubborn, Emotional, Hesitant, Narcissistic, Impulsive, Careless, and Suspicious.

Hesitant and Narcissistic

One of Bert Wilson's key challenges is that they are someone who can be hesitant and narcissistic.

Bert Wilson must also exercise caution as they can have difficulty dealing with responsibility, authority, or criticism.

Pushy and Restless

Bert Wilson is someone who can be arrogant and bossy, who can have difficulty concentrating and focusing, be unable to separate emotions from business decisions, and who can engage in excessive spending in support of an expensive lifestyle and habits.

Pleasure-seeking and Indecisive

Finally, Bert Wilson also can put others first too much, and hem-and-haw too much when making a decision.

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