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J. C. Heard

Born: 
08/10/1917
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Died: 
09/27/1988
Years Active: 
1939-1980's
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James Charles Heard was an American swing, bop and blues drummer. He obtained his first important professional job with Teddy Wilson in 1939 and continued performing into the 1980s. He performed with Lena Horne, Coleman Hawkins, Dexter Gordon, Benny Carter, Cab Calloway, Erroll Garner, Jazz at the Philharmonic, Pete Johnson, Charlie Parker, Sir Charles Thompson, Dizzy Gillespie and Roy Eldridge besides leading his own groups.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Symphony Sid's Swing Session & Dance 09/22/1945 Fraternal Clubhouse NYC New York USA
Best in American Jazz 09/23/1945 NYC Town Hall NYC New York USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 11/06/1948 Carnegie Hall NYC New York USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 11/13/1948 Masonic Temple - Detroit Detroit Michigan USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 11/16/1948 Denman Auditorium Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 11/16/1948 Moore Theatre Seattle Washington USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 11/19/1948 Portland Municipal Auditorium Portland Oregon USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 11/20/1948 Long Beach Municipal Auditorium Long Beach California USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 11/22/1948 Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles California USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 11/24/1948 War Memorial Opera House San Francisco California USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 11/26/1948 Civic Opera House Chicago Illinois USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 12/04/1948 Newark Mosque Theatre Newark New Jersey USA
Benny Carter Recording Session 12/04/1952 Radio Recorders Studio Hollywood California USA
Jazz at the Philharmonic 10/03/1953 Murat Theatre Indianapolis Indiana USA
Arnett Cobb Recording Session 11/01/1960 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Arnett Cobb Recording Session 11/30/1960 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Gene Ammons Recording Session 01/26/1961 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Gene Ammons Recording Session 01/27/1961 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA