Al Harewood

born on 3/6/1923 in Brooklyn, NY, United States

died on 13/3/2014

Al Harewood

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Al Harewood (June 3, 1923 – March 13, 2014) was an American jazz drummer and teacher, born in Brooklyn. As a musician Harewood worked with many jazz musicians including the J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding group, the Art Farmer/Gigi Grice band, David Amram, and the Curtis Fuller-Benny Golson Sextet.[1] He played on many jazz recordings under the leadership of Lou Donaldson, Horace Parlan, Ike Quebec, Dexter Gordon and Grant Green and had a long association with saxophonist Stanley Turrentine from 1959 onwards.

He died in March 2014 at the age of 90.[2]

Discography

With Ahmed Abdul-Malik

  • Jazz Sahara (Riverside, 1958)
  • East Meets West (RCA Victor, 1960)

With Betty Carter

  • Finally, Betty Carter (Roulette, 1969)
  • Round Midnight (Roulette, 1969)

With Lou Donaldson

  • Sonny Side Up (Blue Note, 1960)
  • Midnight Sun (Blue Note, 1960)
  • Lush Life (Blue Note, 1967)

With Booker Ervin

  • That's It! (Candid, 1961)

With Curtis Fuller

  • Two Bones (Blue Note, 1958)
  • Blues-ette (Savoy, 1959)

With Benny Golson

  • Gone with Golson (New Jazz, 1959)

With Dexter Gordon

  • Doin' Allright (Blue Note, 1961)

With Grant Green

  • Grantstand (Blue Note, 1961)
  • Remembering (Blue Note, 1961)
  • Idle Moments (Blue Note, 1964)

With Dodo Greene

  • My Hour of Need (Blue Note, 1962)

With Bobby Hutcherson

  • The Kicker (Blue Note, 1963 – released 1999)

With Dick Katz

  • In High Profile (Bee Hive, 1984)

With Horace Parlan

  • Movin' & Groovin' (Blue Note, 1960)
  • Us Three (Blue Note, 1960)
  • Speakin' My Piece (Blue Note, 1960)
  • Headin' South (Blue Note, 1960)
  • On the Spur of the Moment (Blue Note, 1961)
  • Up & Down (Blue Note, 1961)
  • Frank-ly Speaking (SteepleChase, 1977)

with Ike Quebec

  • Heavy Soul (Blue Note, 1961)
  • It Might as Well Be Spring (Blue Note, 1961)

With Dizzy Reece

  • Comin' On! (Blue Note, 1960)

With Buddy Tate and Al Grey

  • Just Jazz (Uptown, 1984)

With Stanley Turrentine

  • Look Out! (Blue Note, 1960)
  • Comin' Your Way (Blue Note, 1961)
  • Up at "Minton's" (Blue Note, 1961)
  • Jubilee Shout!!! (Blue Note, 1961–62)
  • Never Let Me Go (Blue Note, 1963)
  • A Chip Off the Old Block (Blue Note, 1963)

With Kai Winding

  • K + J.J. (Bethlehem, 1955) with J. J. Johnson
  • Rainy Day (Verve, 1965)

References

  1. ^ Wynn, R. Biography at allmusic accessed January 5, 2010
  2. ^ Jazz Times, retrieved 17/3/2014 Archived February 8, 2016, at the Wayback Machine

External links

  • All About Jazz interview with Al Harewood
  • Obituary in JazzTimes
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