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     Jimmy Heath

Real name: James Edward Heath
Born: Oct 25, 1926 in Philadelphia, PA
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Hard Bop
Instruments: Sax (Tenor), Sax (Soprano), Arranger, Flute

The middle of the three Heath Brothers, Jimmy Heath has a distinctive sound on tenor, is a fluid player on soprano and flute, and a very talented arranger/composer whose originals include "C.T.A." and "Gingerbread Boy." He was originally an altoist, playing with Howard McGhee during 1947-1948 and the Dizzy Gillespie big band (1949-1950). Called "Little Bird" because of the similarity in his playing to Charlie Parker, Heath switched to tenor in the early '50s. Although out of action for a few years due to "personal problems," Heath wrote for Chet Baker and Art Blakey during 1956-1957. Back in action in 1959, he worked with Miles Davis briefly that year, in addition to Kenny Dorham and Gil Evans, and started a string of impressive recordings for Riverside. In the 1960s, Heath frequently teamed up with Milt Jackson and Art Farmer, and he also worked as an educator and a freelance arranger. During 1975-1982, Jimmy Heath teamed up with brothers Percy and Tootie in the Heath Brothers, and since then has remained active as a saxophonist and writer. In addition to his earlier Riverside dates, Jimmy Heath has recorded as a leader for Cobblestone, Muse, Xanadu, Landmark, and Verve.

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
members.tripod.com/~hardbop/jheath.html About
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=7541 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.jimmyheath.com Personal web pages. Biography, discography
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Heath About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Heath About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Jimmy Heath - 'On The Trail' - 1964, Riverside, Артель 'Восточный ветер'
 Jimmy Heath - 'The Quota' - 1961, Riverside, OJC
 Jimmy Heath - 'The Thumper' - 1959, OJC, Riverside
 Jimmy Heath - 'Triple Threat' - 1998, Jvc Victor, OJC
  как соисполнитель ...
 Clifford Brown - 'Joy Spring' - 2005, MCPS, Proper
 Benny Carter - 'Over The Rainbow' - 1989, Musicmasters
 Chick Corea - 'Paint The World' - 1993, GRP
 Miles Davis - 'Ballads And Blues' - 1996, Blue Note
 Kenny Dorham - 'Kenny Dorham Quintet' - 1993, OJC, Debut
 Kenny Dorham - 'Show Boat' - 1960, Pony Canyon
 Art Farmer - 'From Vienna With Art' - 1970, IMS
 Dizzy Gillespie - 'I'm BeBoppin' Too' - 2009, Half Note
 Dusko Goykovich - 'Soul Connection' - 1994, Enja
 Heath Brothers - 'As We Were Saying' - 1997, Concord Jazz
 Milt Jackson - 'Statements' - 1961, Impulse!, Audi
 J.J. Johnson - 'Let's Hang Out' - 1993, Verve
 Sam Jones - 'Down Home' - 1962, OJC
 Sam Jones - 'The Chant' - 1961, OJC
 Sam Jones - 'The Soul Society' - 1960, OJC
 Howard McGhee - '1946-1948' - 1999, Classics
 Howard McGhee - '1948' - 1999, Classics
 Brad Mehldau - 'Live' - 2008, Nonesuch
 Blue Mitchell - 'A Sure Thing' - 1962, OJC
 Blue Mitchell - 'Plays For Lovers' - 2003, Riverside Records
 T.S. Monk - 'Monk On Monk' - 1997, N2K
 Sonny Rollins - 'Old Flames' - 1993, Milestone
 Cal Tjader - 'Talkin' Verve: Roots Of Acid Jazz' - 1996, Verve

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