Eddie Henderson Quartet Jazz Legends Series At Pizzaexpress at PizzaExpress Jazz Club Soho
Eddie Henderson, continues to be one of the most original trumpet players in jazz today and remains at the height of his musical prowess. Henderson was born in New York City in 1940. His father sang with the Charioteers, and his mother danced at the Cotton Club. Louis Armstrong gave Eddie his first trumpet lessons at age 9. In 1956, Miles Davis was staying at the Henderson's family home at a time that Eddie had an engagement at the Black Hawk Jazz Club. Miles, Impressed with Eddie's ability to perform his famous "Sketches of Spain" without a fluff, encouraged Henderson to seek his own originality...
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