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Jimmy Heath

ts, *1926 US, Philadelphia
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. James Edward Heath Tayari

American jazz saxophonist (tenor and soprano), flutist, arranger, composer and bandleader. Born : October 25, 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jimmy is the middle brother of the Heath Brothers (Percy Heath/bass and Albert Heath

  • Tenor sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
Don't Misunderstand on Love Letter by Jimmy Heath
Left Alone on Love Letter by Jimmy Heath
Big P on On Riverside: Jimmy Heath by Jimmy Heath
A Mayra on Chico & Rita by Various Artists
When Sunny Gets Blue on The Quota by Jimmy Heath
Gemini on Triple Threat by Jimmy Heath
On Green Dolphin Street on Really Big! by Jimmy Heath
Down Shift on The Quota by Jimmy Heath
The Quota on The Quota by Jimmy Heath
Con Alma on Love Letter by Jimmy Heath

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The Voice Of The SaxophoneJazz Orchestra Of The Concertgebouw Featuring Jimmy Heath2012Album
The Whit Williams "Now's The Time" Big Band Featuring Slide Hampton And Jimmy HeathThe Whit Williams "Now's The Time" Big Band Featuring Slide Hampton And Jimmy Heath2008Album
The Jazz Master Class Series From NYUJimmy Heath And Percy Heath2007Album
Volume 2 - 1968/71Art Farmer, Jimmy Heath, Slide Hampton & Erich Kleinschuster Sextett2007Album
Jam Gems "Live" At The Left BankFreddie Hubbard & Jimmy Heath2000Album
ChangesJimmy Heath1999Compil.
JVC Jazz Festival HighlightsJames Moody, The Contemporary Piano Ensemble, Jimmy Heath1999Compil.
Triple ThreatJimmy Heath1998Album
The ProfessorJimmy Heath1998Compil.
The ProfessorJimmy Heath1998Album
The Time And The PlaceJimmy Heath1994Album
Tenor Tribute Vol. 2Arnett Cobb, Jimmy Heath, Joe Henderson1993Album
Dedicated To DizSlide Hampton & The Jazzmasters Featuring Jimmy Heath & Jon Faddis1993Album
The QuotaJimmy Heath1992Album
Little Man Big BandJimmy Heath1992Album
The HaremMilt Jackson Featuring Jimmy Heath, James Moody, Cedar Walton, Bob Cranshaw, Kenny Washington1991Album
Live At The Village GateClark Terry Special Guest Jimmy Heath1991Album
Tenor TributeArnett Cobb, Jimmy Heath, Joe Henderson1990Album
Nice People - The Riverside CollectionJimmy Heath1988Compil.
Peer PleasureJimmy Heath1987Album
New PictureJimmy Heath1985Album
The All-Star SessionsElmo Hope, John Coltrane, Donald Byrd, Jimmy Heath, "Philly" Joe Jones1976Compil.
Marchin' On!The Heath Brothers / Albert Heath, Jimmy Heath And Percy Heath Featuring Stanley Cowell1976Album
Picture Of HeathJimmy Heath1975Album
Fast CompanyJimmy Heath1975Compil.
Love And UnderstandingJimmy Heath1973Album
The Gap SealerJimmy Heath1972Album
From Vienna With ArtArt Farmer Quintet Featuring Jimmy Heath1970Album
A Jazz Version Of KeanThe Riverside Jazz Stars Featuring Blue Mitchell, Jimmy Heath And The Bobby Timmons Trio1961Album
The QuotaJimmy Heath1961Album
All MembersDon Sleet With Jimmy Heath / Wynton Kelly / Jimmy Cobb / Ron Carter1961Album
Oscar Peterson Trio, Lee Morgan, Jimmy HeathThe Oscar Peterson Trio, Lee Morgan, Jimmy HeathAlbum
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