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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 Citysort descending Region Country
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 03/20/1960 Wilson's Baltimore Maryland USA
Lee Morgan Recording Session 10/14/1960 Universal Recording Studios Chicago Illinois USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 05/23/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 02/16/1972 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 02/25/1969 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 02/06/1971 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 04/23/1960 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 05/24/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 02/15/1972 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 02/26/1969 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 02/05/1971 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 05/19/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 02/17/1972 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Benny Golson Recording Session 11/17/1958 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 02/27/1969 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 02/07/1971 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 05/28/1960 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 10/17/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 02/18/1972 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 02/28/1969 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 04/15/1959 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 10/13/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/16/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 03/01/1969 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Art Farmer Recording Session 05/14/1959 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA

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