We remember Eddie Harris. ‘Incomparable’

This day (November 5, 1996), in Los Angeles, died Eddie Harris, an American tenor saxophone player.

VIDEO DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

w/ Les Mccann – Compared To What . That Is Why You’Re Over Weight . w/ John Scofield – She’S So Lucky (1994) . w/ Les Mccann & Eddie Harris Live In Ghana (1971) . Listen Here (1969) . w/ Les Mccann – Compared To What (1969) .

TOP 10

Eddie Harris Top 10 :

Listen Here . It’s All Right Now . Live Right Now . Laura . Freedom Jazz Dance . Exodus . I Need Some Money . The Shadow of Your Smile . Lovely Is TODAY . It’s Alright Now .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Swiss Movement by Eddie Harris & Les McCann Trio is a live album recorded on June 21, 1969 at The Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. >>

Released on August 9, 1994, Hand Jive is a studio album by John Scofield with Eddie Harris. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1970] Les McCann and Eddie Harris are in Ghana with Carlos Santana, Ike and Tina Turner, Booker T & The MGs, the Staple Singers, Wilson Pickett and others for a special film project. >> 3 MINUTES on RVM >>

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Wikipedia : This day (November 5, 1996), in Los Angeles, died Eddie Harris, an American tenor saxophone player.

Eddie Harris : Although he was one of the most popular jazz musicians of his day (and the first to receive a gold record), his inclusion in his repertoire of types of music other than jazz and his incorporation of comedy into his act led many jazz critics to consider him insufficiently committed to jazz.

@allmusic : For quite some time, he was far more popular with audiences than with critics, many of whom denigrated him for his more commercially successful ventures.

@last.fm : From 1970 to 1975 he experimented with new instruments of his own invention (the reed trumpet was a trumpet with a saxophone mouthpiece, the saxobone was a saxophone with a trombone mouthpiece, and the guitorgan was a combination of guitar and organ), with singing the blues, with jazz-rock, and with comic R & B numbers such as “That is Why You’re Overweight.”

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