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Percy Heath

Born: 
04/30/1923
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Died: 
04/28/2005
Years Active: 
1940's-2000's
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Percy Heath was an American jazz bassist, brother to tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath and drummer Albert Heath, with whom he formed the Heath Brothers in 1975. Heath also worked with Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Wes Montgomery and Thelonious Monk. He was drafted into the Army in 1944, becoming a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, but saw no combat.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Jimmy Heath Orchestra 11/16/1947 Elate Club Auditorium Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA
Joe Morris Recording Session 09/19/1948 Apex Studios NYC New York USA
Lucille Little Recording Session 12/22/1948 Apex Studios NYC New York USA
Joe Morris Recording Session 05/11/1949 Apex Studios NYC New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 01/06/1951 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Dinah Washington 01/13/1951 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Sonny Rollins Recording Session 01/17/1951 Apex Studios NYC New York USA
Dinah Washington 01/20/1951 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 03/15/1951 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 03/16/1951 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 03/17/1951 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 03/18/1951 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 03/19/1951 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 03/20/1951 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 03/21/1951 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Sonny Rollins Recording Session 12/17/1951 Apex Studios NYC New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 01/11/1952 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 01/12/1952 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 01/13/1952 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 01/14/1952 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 01/15/1952 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 01/16/1952 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 01/17/1952 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 02/04/1952 Showboat Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 02/05/1952 Showboat Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA

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