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March 6, 1918 - July 17, 1987
Howard McGhee plays "Lover Man" as a featured performer at Jack Kleinsinger's April 1973 "Highlights in Jazz Tribute to Charlie Parker." -The tune was a favorite of "Bird."
Howard McGhee, trumpet
Ted Dunbar, guitar
Richard Davis, bass
Roy Haynes, drums
Among the first bebop trumpeters, Howard McGhee was known for his fast fingers and high notes.
McGhee worked playing more traditional jazz before becoming interested in the music of Charlie Parker with whom he would first record in Hollywood in July 1946.
That's how we grow.