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Albert "Tootie" Heath

Born: May 31, 1935 in Philadelphia, PA
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: The younger brother of Percy and Jimmy Heath, Albert "Tootie" Heath has long been a top hard bop-based drummer with an open mind toward more commercial styles of jazz. After moving to New York (1957), he debuted on record with John Coltrane. Heath was with J.J. Johnson's group (1958-1960) and the Jazztet ...Read full biography
Released: 1973
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Excellent recording from the Heath Brothers' drummer, with brothers Percy (bass) and Jimmy (sax), Curtis Fuller (trombone), Ted Dunbar (guitar), and Kenny Barron (piano). ~ Michael G. Nastos, Rovi ...Read full review
Released: 1969
Label: TRIP
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An adventurous octet date with Don Cherry (tpt) and Herbie Hancock (p). ~ Ron Wynn, Rovi ...Read full review
More Albert "Tootie" Heath albums: Main Albums (2)