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The Heath Brothers

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The Heath Brothers

The Heath Brothers has been played on NTS in shows including Dark & Lovely Global Roots w/ Thristian, featured first on 10 August 2014. Songs played include Smilin' Billy Suite, Smilin' Billy Suite - Part I and Smiling Billy Suite Pt.II.

The Heath Brothers was a jazz group formed in 1975 by brothers Jimmy (tenor saxophone), Percy (bass), and Albert "Tootie" Heath (drums) and pianist Stanley Cowell. Tony Purrone (guitar) and Jimmy's son Mtume (percussion) joined the group later. Tootie left in 1978 and was replaced by Akira Tana for a short period of time before Tootie returned in 1982. They also added other sidemen…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Smilin' Billy Suite
The Heath Brothers, Albert, Jimmy, Percy, Stanley Cowell
Strata-East1976
Smilin' Billy Suite
The Heath Brothers, Albert, Jimmy, Percy, Stanley CowellStrata-East1976
Discogs
Smilin' Billy Suite - Part I
The Heath Brothers
Everland Jazz2017
Smilin' Billy Suite - Part I
The Heath BrothersEverland Jazz2017
Discogs
Smiling Billy Suite Pt.II
The Heath Brothers
Soul Jazz Records1994
Smiling Billy Suite Pt.II
The Heath BrothersSoul Jazz Records1994
Discogs