This day (October 26, 1940), in New York, is born Eddie Henderson, an American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player influenced by Booker Little, Clifford Brown, Woody Shaw and Miles Davis.
Wikipedia : This day (October 26, 1940), in New York, is born Eddie Henderson, an American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player influenced by Booker Little, Clifford Brown, Woody Shaw and Miles Davis.
Eddie Henderson : Around 1956, Miles Davis was guest at Eddie Henderson‘s home during a black Hawk Jazz Club gig and was impressed with Eddie’s ability to perform his famous Sketches of Spain without a fluff but encouraged Henderson to seek his own originality.
@allmusic : In the ’90s, he returned to playing acoustic hard bop (touring with Billy Harper in 1991) while also working as a psychiatrist.
@last.fm : His experiences with Hancock exerted a profound influence on Henderson, as reflected in the music on his first two solo albums, Realization and Inside Out, recorded in 1972 and 1973 for Capricorn Records.
Audio : Inside You . Say You Will . Kudu . The Kumquat Kids . Nostalgia . Acuphuncture . Explodition . Involuntary Bliss . Hop Scotch . Time And Space .
Video : Phantoms . w/ Al Foster quintet – Live in Paris . Live in Poland . Portrait of Jennie (2007) . w/ Billy Harper – I Do Believe (1995) . w/ Herbie Hancock´s Mwandishi 6tet – Toys (1972) .