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Herb Hardesty

sax, *1925 US
Musician / Producer of R&B/Soul, Jazz and Blues

Herbert Hardesty (born March 3, 1925, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States) is an American musician who plays tenor saxophone and trumpet. He is best known for his association with New Orleans pianist Fats Domino and producer Dave Bartholomew beginning in 1948. He released six 45rpm records as Herb Hardesty between 1959 and 1962. His first CD of these recordings, and others made but never issued in 1958, were released worldwide in July 2012 by Ace Records (United Kingdom), entitled The Domino Effect.

  • R&B/Soul
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Rock
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Just a Little Bit of Everything on Just a Little Bit of Everything / Perdido St by Herb Hardesty
Perdido St on Just a Little Bit of Everything / Perdido St by Herb Hardesty
I Can´t Leave You Alone on Under the Wings by Marcos Coll
Coach Train on R&B Instrumental Gold by Various Artists
Sassy on Soul Groovin' by Various Artists
Why Did We Have To Part on King New Breed R&B - Volume 2 by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Just A Little Bit Of Everything / Perdido StreetHerb Hardesty2013Single
The Domino Effect - The Wing & Federal Recordings 1958-61Herb Hardesty2012Compil.
Perdido Street / Adam And EvaHerb Hardesty1962Single
Sticky / Perdido StreetJames Brown, Herb Hardesty1962Single
The Chicken Twist / Why Did We Have To PartHerb Hardesty1962Single
Just A Little Bit Of Everything / It Must Be WonderfulHerb Hardesty1961Single
Beatin' And Blowin'Herb Hardesty1961Single
Beatin' And Blowin' / Perdido StreetHerb Hardesty1959Single
Twenty Thousand Leagues / Just A Little Bit Of EverythingThe Champs / Herb HardestySingle
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