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Henry Grimes

b, *1935 US, Philadelphia
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Jazz bassist, born November 3, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After performing with many well-known musicians for a decade, Grimes disappeared from the music scene in the mid-1960's. He was often presumed dead, but was rediscovered in 2002 by Marshall Marrotte, a social worker and jazz fan, in a small apartment in Los Angeles, California. He had sold his bass long ago. With the help of many musicians and a bass donated by William Parker, Grimes took up playing again, and in 2003 he returned to New York where he is active as a musician and educator since then. Father Leon James Grimes, Sr. (trumpeter) Mother Georgia Elzie Grimes (pianist) Twin brother Leon Grimes (clarinetist and tenor Saxophonist)

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Violin
  • Double bass
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Django on Us Free. Fish Stories by Bill McHenry, Henry Grimes & Andrew Cyrille
Aubade on Us Free. Fish Stories by Bill McHenry, Henry Grimes & Andrew Cyrille
Low Blue Flame on Us Free. Fish Stories by Bill McHenry, Henry Grimes & Andrew Cyrille
Solo #1 on Henry Grimes Solo by Henry Grimes
Arcopanorama on Spirits Aloft by Henry Grimes & Rashied Ali
Moments (Poem) on Spirits Aloft by Henry Grimes & Rashied Ali
Rapid Transit on Spirits Aloft by Henry Grimes & Rashied Ali
Son of Alfalfa on Us Free. Fish Stories by Bill McHenry, Henry Grimes & Andrew Cyrille
Vibration on Us Free. Fish Stories by Bill McHenry, Henry Grimes & Andrew Cyrille
Larger Astronomical Time on Spirits Aloft by Henry Grimes & Rashied Ali

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Tone Of WonderHenry Grimes2014Album
Mission In SpaceScott Robinson Spacetette Featuring Marshall Allen And Henry Grimes2014Album
Fish StoriesUs Free - Bill McHenry, Henry Grimes & Andrew Cyrille2014Album
PurityHenry Grimes, Roberto Pettinato, Tyshawn Sorey, Dave Burrell2012Album
Spirits AloftHenry Grimes / Rashied Ali2010Album
Henry Grimes SoloHenry Grimes2009Album
Going To The RitualHenry Grimes / Rashied Ali2008Album
The Power Of LightOluyemi Thomas / Henry Grimes2007Album
Nile River SuiteDennis Gonzalez's Inspiration Band Featuring Henry Grimes2004Album
School Days - A 1963 Live Session Released For The First TimeSteve Lacy, Roswell Rudd, Henry Grimes, Denis Charles1975Album
Reaching FourthMcCoy Tyner Trio With Roy Haynes And Henry Grimes1963Album
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