Eddie Heywood

    Eddie Heywood

    • Eddie Heywood
    Eddie Heywood

    Eddie Heywood

    • Eddie Heywood

    Eddie Heywood

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        The Eddie Heywood Sextet was very popular in the mid-'40s, playing melodic and tightly arranged versions of swing standards. Heywood's father, Eddie Heywood, Sr., was a strong jazz pianist of the 1920s who often accompanied Butterbeans and Susie. He taught piano to his son, who played professionally when he was 14. Heywood Jr. performed with bands led by Wayman Carver (1932), Clarence Love (1934-1937), and, after moving to New York, Benny Carter (1939-1940). Heywood led his own ... Read more

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