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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
Art Blakey Quintet 05/11/1965 Half Note (1) NYC New York USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/21/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 07/24/1971 Village Vanguard 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 05/12/1965 Half Note (1) NYC New York USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/26/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 07/23/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers 11/05/1960 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 02/26/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 02/27/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Art Blakey Quintet 05/13/1965 Half Note (1) NYC New York USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/27/1965 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Lee Morgan Quintet 07/25/1971 Village Vanguard 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
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/23/1965 Slugs' NYC New York 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 05/20/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Art Blakey Quintet 05/15/1965 Half Note (1) NYC New York USA
Jackie McLean Quintet 11/24/1965 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

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