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Harold Land

ts, 1928-2001 US, Houston
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Harold de Vance Land

Harold de Vance Land (December 18, 1928 – July 27, 2001) was an American hard bop and post-bop tenor saxophonist. Land developed his hard bop playing with the Max Roach/Clifford Brown band into a personal, modern style. His tone was strong and emotional, yet displayed a certain fragility that made him easy to recognize.

  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
  • Oboe
  • Flute
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
Grooveyard on Harold In The Land Of Jazz by Harold Land
Stella By Starlight - With String Orchestra on The Stars of Jazz, Vol. 1 by Arkadia Jazz All-Stars, Benny Golson & Bill Frisell
The Fox - Instrumental on The Fox by Harold Land
In The Back, In The Corner, In The Dark on Damisi by Harold Land
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - Live At The Blackhawk / 1960 on At The Blackhawk by Thelonious Monk Quartet
You Don't Know What Love Is on Harold In The Land Of Jazz by Harold Land
Speak Low on Harold In The Land Of Jazz by Harold Land
One Down - Instrumental on The Fox by Harold Land
Lydia's Lament on Harold In The Land Of Jazz by Harold Land
A New Shade Of Blue on A New Shade Of Blue by Harold Land

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
UCLA 27th September 1981Bobby Hutcherson, Harold Land2017Album
Live at the Penthouse, Seattle, 1965Harold Land, "Philly" Joe Jones2016Album
Six Classic Albums Plus Bonus TracksHarold Land2013Compil.
The Montgomeryland SessionsWes Montgomery, Buddy Montgomery & Monk Montgomery With Harold Land & Pony Poindexter2011Compil.
Complete Studio RecordingsClifford Brown And Max Roach With Harold Land2007Compil.
I'm Confessin'Steve Grossman Quintet Featuring Harold Land2007Album
Promised LandHarold Land2001Album
A Lazy AfternoonHarold Land1995Album
Stand-Up GuysCharlie Shoemake, Harold Land1989Album
TopologyMakoto Terashita Meets Harold Land1984Album
Xocia's DanceHarold Land1982Album
Live At JunkHarold Land With Eiji Kitamura1981Album
Take AimHarold Land1980Album
Black California (The Savoy Sessions)Sonny Criss, Slim Gaillard, Roy Porter Big Band With Eric Dolphy, Helen Humes, Harold Land, Hampton Hawes, Art Pepper1976Compil.
JazzHarold Land, Bobby Hutcherson, Blue Mitchell, Joe Sample, Stanley Clarke, Freddie Robinson, Hadley Caliman, Buddy Terry, Woody Shaw, Eddie Henderson1974Compil.
Live At The FestivalBobby Hutcherson, Harold Land, Bill Evans, Eddie Gomez, Archie Shepp, Karin Krog1973Album
DamisiHarold Land1972Album
Choma (Burn)Harold Land1971Album
A New Shade Of BlueHarold Land1971Album
San FranciscoBobby Hutcherson Featuring Harold Land1971Album
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers / The Elmo Hope Quintet Featuring Harold LandArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers / Elmo Hope Quintet Featuring Harold Land1962Album
The Montgomery BrothersThe Montgomery Brothers Featuring Harold Land & Freddie Hubbard1961Album
Blues March / I'm Gonna Go FishingCarmell Jones & Harold Land1961Single
The Remarkable Carmell JonesCarmell Jones Featuring Harold Land1961Album
The Remarkable Carmell JonesCarmell Jones Featuring Harold Land1961Album
Eastward Ho! Harold Land In New YorkHarold Land With Kenny Dorham1960Album
West Coast Blues!Harold Land1960Album
MontgomerylandMonk Montgomery, Wes Montgomery, Buddy Montgomery, Harold Land, Pony Poindexter, Louis Hayes, Tony Bazley1960Album
Harold In The Land Of JazzHarold Land1958Album
Sweet CliffordClifford Brown, Harold Land, Max Roach, Richie Powell, George Morrow1956Single
San Diego Bounce / I Remember AprilHarold Land1949Album
Live At The L.A.Force & Harold LandAlbum
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