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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 Countrysort descending
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 12/30/1960 Embassy Auditorium Los Angeles California USA
Art Blakey Recording Session 11/02/1958 Manhattan Towers Studio NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Recording Session 02/03/1960 Bell Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 03/01/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Art Blakey Quintet 05/14/1965 Half Note (1) NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Recording Session 08/11/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/23/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 02/03/1971 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Recording Session 02/08/1960 Bell Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 05/20/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Art Blakey Quintet 05/15/1965 Half Note (1) NYC New York USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 04/16/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/24/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 02/04/1971 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 03/06/1960 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 02/12/1961 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 05/21/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Art Blakey Quintet 05/16/1965 Half Note (1) NYC New York USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/25/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 02/02/1971 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 04/16/1960 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 05/22/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 02/19/1972 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Jimmy Smith Recording Session 02/25/1958 Manhattan Towers Studio NYC New York USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/28/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA

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