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Subject: So great was hornman Heath from his very beginnings, when he started w/alto saxophone, he was so influenced by Charlie "Bird" Parker, Howard McGhee, and Dizzy Gillespie in the late 1940s, that he earned the nickname "Little Bird" (Parker's nickname was "Bird") and he switched to tenor sax! ...


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Pic of the great Jimmy Heath ...
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Date Posted: Sunday, January 19, 02:10:54pm
In reply to: Dead at 93 's message, "Jimmy Heath, Jazz saxophonist, performed with Miles Davis and John Coltrane" on Sunday, January 19, 01:09:22pm

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https://i.pinimg.com/236x/e9/9f/65/e99f65a24f8abc18d615694a87c4dbc7.jpg


Interview from 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yaf6TNfuDuk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lg_Fc-6VnZM


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