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Tina Brooks

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Tina Brooks

Tina Brooks has been played on NTS in shows including Crossed Wires w/ Amanda Siegel, featured first on 2 March 2018. Songs played include Miss Hazel.

Harold Floyd "Tina" Brooks (June 7, 1932 – August 13, 1974) was an American hard bop tenor saxophonist and composer.

Harold Floyd Brooks was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The nickname "Tina", pronounced Teena, was a variation of "Teeny", a childhood moniker. He was the brother of Bubba Brooks. He studied harmony and theory with Herbert Bourne. Initially, he studied the C-melody saxophone, which he began playing shortly after he moved to New York with his family in 1944. Brooks'…

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Miss Hazel
Tina Brooks
Blue Note1960
Miss Hazel
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