Jimmy Heath

    Jimmy Heath

    • Jimmy Heath
    Jimmy Heath

    Jimmy Heath

    • Jimmy Heath

    Jimmy Heath

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        The middle of the three Heath Brothers, Jimmy Heath has a distinctive sound on tenor, is a fluid player on soprano and flute, and a very talented arranger/composer whose originals include "C.T.A." and "Gingerbread Boy." He was originally an altoist, playing with Howard McGhee during 1947-1948 and the Dizzy Gillespie big band (1949-1950). Called "Little Bird" because of the similarity in his playing to Charlie Parker, Heath switched to tenor in the early '50s. Although out of act... Read more

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