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Eddie Henderson

Eddie Henderson
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Eddie Henderson (born October 26, 1940) is an American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player. His musical journey begain in earnest when at the age of 17 he played with Miles Davis, who was a friend of his parents, though he went forward with his education in non-musical areas. He graduated with a medical degree from Howard University in 1968, and continued to work as a doctor while pursuing a musical career. From 1970-1973 he was a part of Herbie Hancock's groundbreaking Mwandishi group, and recorded as a leader himself. Since the 90s, he has worked more in a traditional acoustic realm; he has been a faculty member of the Juilliard music school since 2007 and is Associate Professor of Trumpet at the Oberlin Conservatory jazz department since 2014.
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Herbie Hancock — Gershwin's World Herbie Hancock — Gershwin's World
(Verve 314 557 797-2, 1998, CD)
Bennie Maupin — Slow Traffic to the Right Bennie Maupin — Slow Traffic to the Right
(Mercury SRM-1-1148, 1977, LP)
Eddie Henderson — Heritage Eddie Henderson — Heritage
(Blue Note 50999 5 22380 2 4, 1976/2008, CD)
Eddie Henderson — Sunburst Eddie Henderson — Sunburst
(Blue Note 7243 5 38698 2 3, 1975/2002, CD)
Eddie Henderson — Anthology: Volume 2 - The Capricorn Years Eddie Henderson — Anthology: Volume 2 - The Capricorn Years
(Soul Brothers CD SBPJ 11, 1974/2002, CD)
Eddie Henderson — Inside Out Eddie Henderson — Inside Out
(Capricorn Records CP 0122, 1974, LP)
Eddie Henderson — Realization Eddie Henderson — Realization
(Capricorn Records CP 0118, 1973, LP)
Herbie Hancock — Sextant Herbie Hancock — Sextant
(Columbia CK 64983, 1973/1998, CD)
Herbie Hancock — Crossings Herbie Hancock — Crossings
(Warner Bros 9362-47542-2, 1972/2001, CD)

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