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Booker Ervin

Booker Ervin

Booker Ervin

Booker Ervin has been played over 10 times on NTS, first on 12 April 2013. Booker Ervin's music has been featured on 11 episodes.

Booker Telleferro Ervin II (Denison, Texas, October 31, 1930 – New York City, July 31, 1970) was an American tenor saxophone player.

Ervin is best known for his association with bassist Charles Mingus. He worked with Mingus from 1956 to 1963, appearing on "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" on the album Mingus Ah Um and "Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting" on Blues and Roots, as well as Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus.

After teaching himself tenor saxophone while in the United States Air Force...

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Warm Canto
Mal Waldron, Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin
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Mal Waldron, Eric Dolphy, Booker ErvinNew Jazz1962
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Gichi
Booker Ervin
Blue Note2005
Gichi
Booker ErvinBlue Note2005
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Gumbo Filet
Pony Poindexter, Booker Ervin
Prestige1963
Gumbo Filet
Pony Poindexter, Booker ErvinPrestige1963
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Scoochie
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New Jazz1963
Scoochie
Roy Haynes, Booker ErvinNew Jazz1963
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Number Two
Booker Ervin
Prestige1965
Number Two
Booker ErvinPrestige1965
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Warm Canto
Mal Waldron, Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin
New Jazz, Prestige1983
Warm Canto
Mal Waldron, Eric Dolphy, Booker ErvinNew Jazz, Prestige1983
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Warm Canto
Mal Waldron, Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin
Real Gone2013
Warm Canto
Mal Waldron, Eric Dolphy, Booker ErvinReal Gone2013
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