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Ernie Henry

Ernie Henry accomplished a whole lot in a brief period of your time before loss of life prematurely. He previously his very own sound, although his design was clearly seriously affected by Charlie Parker. He worked well through the bop period with Tadd Dameron (1947), Fat Navarro, Charlie Ventura, Maximum Roach, as well as the Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra (1948-1949). He was with Illinois Jacquet’s music group (1950-1952); maintained a minimal profile for a couple of years; and, in 1956, documented with Thelonious Monk (the Amazing Corners recording), caused Charles Mingus, and toured with Dizzy Gillespie’s big music group (1956-1957) before his loss of life. Ernie Henry led three albums for Riverside during 1956-1957.

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