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Lee Morgan

tr, 1938-1972 US, Philadelphia
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Lee Morgan (born July 10, 1938, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - died February 19, 1972, New York City, New York, USA) was an American jazz trumpeter, mainly associated with hard bop. He is known for his work with Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane, and Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, as well as his 1963 album "The Sidewinder". He was fatally shot in 1972.

     
Instruments
  • Trumpet
  • Flugelhorn
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
I Remember Clifford - Rudy Van Gelder Edition; 2007 Digital Remaster on Volume 3 by Lee Morgan
The Sidewinder on Blue Break Beats by Lee Morgan
Since I Fell For You - Rudy Van Gelder Edition / 2007 / Digital Remaster on Candy by Lee Morgan
Ceora on Cornbread by Lee Morgan
Ca-Lee-So on Delightfulee by Lee Morgan
Sweet Honey Bee on Charisma by Lee Morgan
Uncle Rough on Sonic Boom by Lee Morgan
Melancholee - Remastered 2000/Rudy Van Gelder Edition on Search For The New Land by Lee Morgan
Edda on The Rumproller by Lee Morgan
Warm-Up / Dialogue Between Lee Morgan And Rudy Van Gelder - Remastered on Moanin' by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
5 Original AlbumsLee Morgan2018Compil.
The RumprollerLee Morgan2018Album
Two Sides Of Lee MorganLee Morgan2017Compil.
Four Classic AlbumsLee Morgan2017Compil.
Milestones Of A LegendLee Morgan2017Album
The Roulette SidesLee Morgan2017Album
17 Greatest Jazz HitsLee Morgan2015Album
The Complete Recordings 1956-1962Lee Morgan2015Compil.
Lee Morgan Vol.2 - Seven Classic AlbumsLee Morgan2014Compil.
Midtown BluesLee Morgan2012Compil.
Eight Classic AlbumsLee Morgan2012Compil.
The Legendary Quartet SessionsLee Morgan2011Compil.
Lee Morgan Plays Benny GolsonLee Morgan2010Compil.
Monday Nights at Birdland - Complete RecordingsLee Morgan2009Compil.
The Complete Sermon SessionsJimmy Smith Featuring Lee Morgan & Tina Brooks2009Compil.
After The LightsLee Morgan2008Album
Lee MorganLee Morgan2007Compil.
Essential Blue - The Classic Of Lee Morgan - Compilation By Tatsuo SunagaLee Morgan2007Compil.
Music For LoversLee Morgan2006Compil.
The Very BestLee Morgan2005Compil.
Those Dizzy DaysLee Morgan Featuring Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra With Benny Golson And Wynton Kelly2004Compil.
Unforgettable Lee! (Live At Birdland)Lee Morgan Featured With Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers2004Compil.
Just In TimeLee Morgan2002Compil.
1938-1972Lee Morgan2001Compil.
The Birth Of Hard BopLee Morgan, Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley2000Compil.
The Complete Vee Jay Lee Morgan-Wayne Shorter SessionsLee Morgan - Wayne Shorter2000Album
The Lee Morgan CollectionLee Morgan1999Compil.
StandardsLee Morgan1998Album
Planet JazzLee Morgan1998Compil.
Blue BreakbeatsLee Morgan1998Compil.
Special CD SamplerLee Morgan1997Compil.
Jazz Profile: Lee MorganLee Morgan1997Compil.
The Sidewinder / CornbreadLee Morgan1996Single
The Complete Blue Note Lee Morgan Fifties SessionsLee Morgan1995Album
The Complete Blue Note Lee Morgan Fifties SessionsLee Morgan1995Album
ExpoobidentLee Morgan1995Compil.
The Blue Note Years [ New Edition ]Lee Morgan1993Compil.
More Birdland SessionsLee Morgan Featured With Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers1993Album
Unforgettable Lee!Lee Morgan Featured With Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers1991Album
We Remember YouLee Morgan1991Album
Last Concert, LighthouseLee Morgan1991Compil.
Minor StrainLee Morgan / Thad Jones1990Compil.
Hank's ShoutLee Morgan / Hank Mobley1989Compil.
The Best Of Lee MorganLee Morgan1988Compil.
The Sidewinder / Song For My FatherLee Morgan / Horace Silver1988Album
The Best Of Lee MorganLee Morgan1988Compil.
Hava A Nice Jazz TrumpetLee Morgan, Donald Byrd, Ira Sullivan1987Compil.
The Sidewinder / Song For My FatherLee Morgan, Horace Silver1985Album
The RajahLee Morgan1984Album
InfinityLee Morgan1981Album
Monday Night At Birdland + Life Is A Many Splendored GigHank Mobley, Billy Root, Curtis Fuller, Lee Morgan, Herb Pomeroy1981Compil.
Tom CatLee Morgan1980Album
See AutumnLee Morgan1980Album
TaruLee Morgan1980Album
Sonic BoomLee Morgan1979Album
Monday Night At BirdlandHank Mobley, Billy Root, Curtis Fuller, Lee Morgan1979Compil.
One Two & FourJohn Coltrane With Lee Morgan1979Compil.
The ProcrastinatorLee Morgan1978Album
Lee Morgan SextetLee Morgan1978Album
A Date With LeeLee Morgan1975Album
Live SessionsLee Morgan1975Compil.
SpeedballLee Morgan1974Album
Two Sides of Lee MorganLee Morgan1974Compil.
One Of A KindLee Morgan1974Album
Memorial AlbumLee Morgan1974Compil.
A Date With LeeLee Morgan1974Album
Lee MorganLee Morgan1973Compil.
Lee MorganLee Morgan1972Album
Live At The LighthouseLee Morgan1971Album
CharismaLee Morgan1969Album
Midnight Cowboy / PopiLee Morgan1969Single
Hey Chico / Sweet Honey BeeLee Morgan1969Single
The Sixth SenseLee Morgan1969Album
The Genius Of Lee MorganLee Morgan1969Compil.
CarambaLee Morgan1968Album
The GigoloLee Morgan1968Album
CornbreadLee Morgan1967Album
DelightfuleeLee Morgan1967Album
Search For The New LandLee Morgan1966Album
The RumprollerLee Morgan1965Album
The RumprollerLee Morgan1965Single
CornbreadLee Morgan1965Single
The SidewinderLee Morgan1964Album
Search For The New LandLee Morgan1964Single
The SidewinderLee Morgan1964Single
The SidewinderLee Morgan1964Single
Just In Time / The Hearing / Rock-A-Bye Bluebird / HazingLee Morgan / The Axidentals / Louis Hayes1964Compil.
The Best Of Birdland: Volume 1.John Coltrane & Lee Morgan1962Album
ExpoobidentLee Morgan1961Album
Blakey In ParisArt Blakey Featuring Bud Powell And Lee Morgan1961Album
LeewayLee Morgan1961Album
ExpoobidentLee Morgan1961Single
Paris Jam SessionArt Blakey • Bud Powell • Barney Wilen • Wayne Shorter • Lee Morgan1961Album
Here's Lee MorganLee Morgan1960Album
Peckin' TimeHank Mobley - Lee Morgan1959Album
Another Monday Night At BirdlandHank Mobley, Billy Root, Curtis Fuller, Lee Morgan1959Album
Monday Night At BirdlandHank Mobley, Billy Root, Curtis Fuller, Lee Morgan1959Album
The CookerLee Morgan1958Album
City LightsLee Morgan1957Album
Dizzy AtmosphereAl Grey, Billy Mitchell, Lee Morgan, Charlie Persip, Paul West, Billy Root, Wynton Kelly1957Album
A Night In TunisiaLee Morgan1957Single
Gaza Strip / Reggie Of ChesterLee Morgan1957Single
Indeed!Lee Morgan1957Album
Vol. 3Lee Morgan1957Album
Volume 2 - SextetLee Morgan1957Album
CandyLee Morgan1957Album
Hank Mobley With Donald Byrd And Lee MorganHank Mobley With Donald Byrd And Lee Morgan1957Album
Introducing Lee MorganLee Morgan With The Hank Mobley Quintet1956Album
Oscar Peterson Trio, Lee Morgan, Jimmy HeathThe Oscar Peterson Trio, Lee Morgan, Jimmy HeathAlbum
The Birdland StoryLee Morgan - Wayne Shorter - Bobby TimmonsSingle
Lee Morgan And Jackie McLeanLee Morgan, Jackie McLeanCompil.
Remember Me / Swiss ChaletLee MorganSingle
Terrible "T"/I'm A Fool To Want YouLee MorganSingle
Terry's Theme / RubyLee MorganSingle
Are You Real / Just By MyselfArt Blakey, Lee Morgan, Benny GolsonSingle
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