Howard McGhee

Born: 
03/06/1918
City: 
Tulsa
Region: 
Oklahoma
Country: 
USA
Died: 
07/17/1987
Years Active: 
1930's-1980's
Instruments: 
Trumpet
Recorded With: 
Image Credit: 
William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

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Howard McGhee was one of the first bebop jazz trumpeters, together with Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro and Idrees Sulieman. He was known for his fast fingers and very high notes. Although born in Tulsa, McGhee was raised in Detroit.

Discography

Released: 1961

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Andy Kirk Orchestra 01/02/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Andy Kirk Orchestra 01/03/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Andy Kirk Orchestra 01/04/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Andy Kirk Orchestra 01/05/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Andy Kirk Orchestra 01/06/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Andy Kirk Orchestra 01/07/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Andy Kirk Orchestra 01/08/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Charlie Barnet & His Band 04/30/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Charlie Barnet & His Band 05/01/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Charlie Barnet & His Band 05/02/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Charlie Barnet & His Band 05/03/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Charlie Barnet & His Band 05/04/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Charlie Barnet & His Band 05/05/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Charlie Barnet & His Band 05/06/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Howard McGhee Recording Session 07/29/1946 C.P. MacGregor Studios Hollywood California USA
Gene Norman's Just Jazz Concerts 04/29/1947 Pasadena Civic Auditorium Pasadena California USA
The Bopland Boys 07/06/1947 Elks Ballroom Los Angeles California USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 09/27/1947 Carnegie Hall NYC New York USA
Jazz at the Philharmonic 10/04/1947 Masonic Temple Detroit Michigan USA
Jazz at the Philharmonic 11/11/1947 Hill Auditorium Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Howard McGhee Recording Session 05/18/1948 Studio Technisonor Paris Île-de-France France
Howard McGhee Big Band 09/24/1948 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Howard McGhee Big Band 09/25/1948 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Howard McGhee Big Band 09/26/1948 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Howard McGhee Big Band 09/27/1948 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA

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