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Percy Heath

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Percy Heath

Percy Heath has been played on NTS in shows including Sameed, featured first on 10 September 2017. Songs played include Smilin' Billy Suite and Rose Of The Rio Grande.

Percy Heath, (April 30, 1923 – April 28, 2005), was a jazz musician, most famous for his 40+ years as the double bass player for the Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ). He is the brother of tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath and drummer Tootie Heath, with whom he formed the Heath Brothers in 1975. Heath also worked with Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Thelonious Monk. At the age of 81, he released his first album as…

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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
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Rose Of The Rio Grande
The Modern Jazz Quartet, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, John Lewis, Kenny Clarke
Prestige1953
Rose Of The Rio Grande
The Modern Jazz Quartet, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, John Lewis, Kenny ClarkePrestige1953
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