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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 Regionsort descending Country
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 03/20/1960 Wilson's Baltimore Maryland USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 07/28/1959 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 10/14/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/17/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 03/02/1969 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Jazz Messengers Recording Session 07/29/1959 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 09/11/1960 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 10/15/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/18/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 07/20/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Philly Joe Jones Recording Session 05/04/1959 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 09/14/1960 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 02/28/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 10/16/1970 Slugs' NYC New York 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
Lee Morgan Quintet 02/24/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan 10/18/1970 Slugs' NYC New York 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
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 10/28/1960 Birdland - NYC NYC New York 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

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