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Billy Harper

ts, fl, *1943 US, Houston
Singer / Musician / Composer of Jazz

American jazz saxophonist (tenor), flutist, vocalist and composer. Born : January 17, 1943 in Houston, Texas. Billy played with Gil Evans, Art Blakey, Thad Jones & Mel Lewis, Lee Morgan, Max Roach, Elvin Jones and others. From 1973 recorded as a leader.

  • Tenor sax
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Dance, Eternal Spirits, Dance! on Black Saint by Billy Harper
Croquet Ballet on Black Saint by Billy Harper
Call Of The Wild And Peaceful Heart on Black Saint by Billy Harper
Destiny is yours on Destiny Is Yours by Billy Harper
Priestess - Live on Live on Tour in the Far East, Vol. 2 by Billy Harper
My Funny Valentine - Live on Billy Harper Live in Brooklyn by Billy Harper
Illumination - Live on Billy Harper Live in Brooklyn by Billy Harper
If only one could see on Destiny Is Yours by Billy Harper
ウォーター・ブリッジ(ミズハシさん) on ジョン&ビリー by Billy Harper & Jon Faddis
ジョン&ビリー on ジョン&ビリー by Billy Harper & Jon Faddis

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The Roots Of The BluesRandy Weston - Billy Harper2013Album
Blueprints Of Jazz, Vol. 2Billy Harper2008Album
Billy Harper In Concert - Live From PolandBilly Harper2007Album
Waltz For My SonGaspare Di Lieto, Billy Harper, Fabrizio Bosso, Reuben Rogers, Eric Harland2004Album
Blue JazzMalachi Thompson & Africa Brass Featuring Gary Bartz And Billy Harper2003Album
Soul Of An AngelBilly Harper2000Album
If Our Hearts Could Only SeeBilly Harper1997Album
SomaliaBilly Harper1994Album
Such Great FriendsStanley Cowell / Billy Harper / Reggie Workman / Billy Hart1991Album
PriestessMark Masters' Jazz Orchestra With Billy Harper And Jimmy Knepper1991Album
Great FriendsSonny Fortune - Billy Harper - Stanley Cowell - Reggie Workman - Billy Hart1987Album
Jon & BillyBilly Harper & Jon Faddis1987Album
The BelieverBilly Harper1980Album
Trying To Make Heaven My HomeBilly Harper1979Album
Knowledge Of SelfBilly Harper1979Album
Soran-Bushi, B.H.Billy Harper1978Album
Black SaintBilly Harper1975Album
Jon & BillyBilly Harper & Jon Faddis1974Album
Capra BlackBilly Harper1973Album
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