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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
Lee Morgan Quintet 02/28/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 10/16/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 06/13/1961 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/19/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 07/21/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Philly Joe Jones Recording Session 05/11/1959 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 09/14/1960 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 02/24/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 10/18/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 06/14/1961 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/20/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 07/22/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 04/02/1957 RCA Recording Studio (1) NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Recording Session 10/14/1960 Universal Recording Studios Chicago Illinois USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 02/25/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Art Blakey Quintet 05/11/1965 Half Note (1) NYC New York USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 04/24/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/21/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 07/24/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Johnny Griffin Recording Session 04/06/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 10/28/1960 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 02/26/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Art Blakey Quintet 05/12/1965 Half Note (1) NYC New York USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 05/15/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/26/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA

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