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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
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
Lou Donaldson Recording Session 11/19/1952 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
Miles Davis Recording Studios 01/30/1953 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
Miles Davis Recording Session 04/20/1953 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
Miles Davis Recording Session 05/19/1953 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
Brown-Donaldson Recording Session 06/09/1953 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Recording Session 06/22/1953 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
Clifford Brown Recording Session 08/28/1953 Audio-Video Recording Studios NYC New York USA
Thelonious Monk Recording Session 11/13/1953 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
Horace Silver Recording Session 11/23/1953 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
Art Farmer Recording Session 01/20/1954 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA

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