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Lee Morgan

Born: 
07/10/1938
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Died: 
02/19/1972
Years Active: 
1956-1972
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Edward Lee Morgan was an American hard bop trumpeter. Morgan was murdered in the early hours of February 19, 1972, at Slugs', a jazz club in New York City's East Village where his band was performing. Following an altercation between sets, Morgan's common-law wife Helen More (a.k.a. Morgan), shot him in the chest onstage, killing him within moments.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 04/02/1957 RCA Recording Studio (1) NYC New York USA
Johnny Griffin Recording Session 04/06/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Clifford Jordan Recording Session 06/02/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Lee Morgan Recording Session 08/25/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 09/15/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Lee Morgan Recording Session 11/18/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Lee Morgan Recording Session 02/02/1958 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Jimmy Smith Recording Session 02/25/1958 Manhattan Towers Studio NYC New York USA
Tina Brooks Recording Session 03/16/1958 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 10/30/1958 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Art Blakey Recording Session 11/02/1958 Manhattan Towers Studio NYC New York USA
Benny Golson Recording Session 11/17/1958 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 11/19/1958 Kurhaus Scheveningen South Holland The Netherlands
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 11/22/1958 L'Olympia Paris Île-de-France France
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 12/04/1958 Volkshaus Zürich Zürich Switzerland
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 12/17/1958 L'Olympia Paris Île-de-France France
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 12/21/1958 Club Saint-Germain Paris Île-de-France France
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 03/08/1959 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 04/15/1959 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Philly Joe Jones Recording Session 05/04/1959 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Philly Joe Jones Recording Session 05/11/1959 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Art Farmer Recording Session 05/14/1959 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 07/04/1959 Newport Jazz Festival (1) Newport Rhode Island USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 07/28/1959 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 07/29/1959 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA

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