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Percy Heath

b, 1923-2005 US, North Carolina
Musician of Jazz

Percy Heath (April 30, 1923 – April 28, 2005) was an American jazz bassist, brother to tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath and drummer Albert Heath, with whom he formed the Heath Brothers in 1975. Heath played with the Modern Jazz Quartet throughout their long history and also worked with Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Wes Montgomery and Thelonious Monk.

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Violin
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Here's That Rainy Day on Cool Imagination by Paul Desmond
I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face on Greatest Hits Series--Paul Desmond by Paul Desmond
Bewitched on Cool Imagination by Paul Desmond
Cutie on The Sound of Sonny by Sonny Rollins
Everytime We Say Goodbye on The Sound of Sonny by Sonny Rollins
Django on A Love Song by Percy Heath
Dearly Beloved on The Sound of Sonny by Sonny Rollins
Toot Toot Tootsie on The Sound of Sonny by Sonny Rollins
Brown Skin Girl on The Sound of Sonny by Sonny Rollins
Just in Time on The Sound of Sonny by Sonny Rollins

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Modern Jazz Quartet 2The Modern Jazz Quartet With Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, John Lewis, Kenny Clarke2009Album
The Jazz Master Class Series From NYUJimmy Heath And Percy Heath2007Album
A Love SongPercy Heath2004Album
Grand EncounterJohn Lewis, Bill Perkins, Percy Heath, Chico Hamilton, Jim Hall1989Single
Marchin' On!The Heath Brothers / Albert Heath, Jimmy Heath And Percy Heath Featuring Stanley Cowell1976Album
The Bop SessionDizzy Gillespie / Sonny Stitt / John Lewis / Percy Heath / Max Roach / Hank Jones1975Album
Jazz Sur SeineMilt Jackson / Percy Heath / Barney Wilen / Kenny Clarke1958Album
Gigi GryceGigi Gryce, Thelonious Monk, Percy Heath & Art Blakey1958Single
France - U.S.A.Billy Byers, Kenny Clarke, Curley Hamner, Lionel Hampton, Percy Heath, Connie Kay, Al Levitt, John Lewis, Sy Oliver And His Orchestra, Sacha Distel, Benoit Quersin, Bobby Jaspar, Pierre Michelot, Paul Rovère, René Urtreger, Barney Wilen1957Compil.
Grand EncounterJohn Lewis, Bill Perkins, Percy Heath, Chico Hamilton, Jim Hall1957Single
Milt Jackson With John Lewis, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Lou Donaldson And The Thelonious Monk QuintetMilt Jackson With John Lewis, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Lou Donaldson And The Thelonious Monk Quintet1955Compil.
Love Me Or Leave Me / I Can't Get StartedBill Perkins, John Lewis, Chico Hamilton, Jim Hall, Percy Heath1955Single
Gigi Gryce · Thelonious Monk · Percy Heath · Art Blakey · Horace Silver · Art Farmer · Kenny Clarke · Cecil Payne · Jimmy Cleveland · Oscar Pettiford · Julius WatkinsGigi Gryce · Thelonious Monk · Percy Heath · Art Blakey · Horace Silver · Art Farmer · Kenny Clarke · Cecil Payne · Jimmy Cleveland · Oscar Pettiford · Julius Watkins1955Album
The Modern Jazz QuartetThe Modern Jazz Quartet With Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, John Lewis, Kenny Clarke1953Album
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