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Harry Carney

sax, bs, 1910-1974 US, Boston
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Harry Howell Carney

Harry Howell Carney (April 1, 1910 – October 8, 1974) was an American jazz musician whose virtuosity on the baritone saxophone influenced generations of subsequent players. He also performed on clarinet and bass clarinet, as well as alto saxophone in the early years of his career. Mainly known for his 45-year tenure in Duke Ellington's Orchestra, Carney's strong, steady saxophone often served as the anchor of Duke's music.

  • Saxophone
  • Bariton sax
  • Clarinet
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
It Had To Be You on Music For Loving by Ben Webster
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) on Music For Loving by Ben Webster
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost Of A Chance (With You) on Music For Loving by Ben Webster
Praise God on Second Sacred Concert by Duke Ellington
Take The 'A' Train on Music For Loving by Ben Webster
We're In Love Again on Music For Loving by Ben Webster
Chalmeau on Music For Loving by Ben Webster
Moonlight On The Ganges on Music For Loving by Ben Webster
Fantasy on Music For Loving by Ben Webster
Tutti for Cootie on Duke Ellington Orchestra by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Los Grandes Del Jazz 94Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, Louis Bellson1982Compil.
Rare Dates Without The Duke 1944/1949Harry Carney1982Compil.
Famed Fieldcup Concert (Vol. 1): Duke Ellington 'Live' And WellDuke Ellington Octet Featuring Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney, Paul Gonsalves1977Album
With StringsHarry Carney1955Single
With StringsHarry Carney1955Album
Rex Stewart And His OrchestraDuke Ellington, Ben Webster, Harry Carney, Lawrence Brown, Jimmy Blanton, Sonny Greer With Rex Stewart And His Orchestra1954Compil.
I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 94Duke Ellington / Paul Gonsalves / Harry Carney / Louis BellsonCompil.
A Woman's Got A Right To Change Her Mind / Muddy MissHarry Carney With Jimmy Jones' Big EightAlbum
The Duke's MenHarry CarneyCompil.
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