Lee Morgan

Lee Morgan

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Latest Release

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  • The Beehive
  • June 2021
  • 1 Song

Top Songs

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The Sidewinder [Remastered 1999/Rudy Van Gelder Edition]
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Ceora
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Search For The New Land [Remastered]
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All The Way
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Cornbread

Albums

  • Lee Morgan plays Lee Morgan

    Apr 2021 • 13 songs

  • The Best Hard Bop Musician of the 1960S
  • The Roulette Sides

    Jun 2017 • 3 songs

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  • Lee Morgan

  • Biography

    A cornerstone of the Blue Note label roster prior to his tragic demise, Lee Morgan was one of hard bop's greatest trumpeters, and indeed one of the finest of the '60s. An all-around master of his instrument modeled after Clifford Brown, Morgan boasted an effortless, virtuosic technique and a full, supple, muscular tone that was just as powerful in the high register. His playing was always emotionally charged, regardless of the specific mood: cocky and exuberant on up-tempo groovers, blistering on bop-oriented technical showcases, sweet and sensitive on ballads. In his early da...

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