Little Booker, 1938-1961

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Dates:
Birth 1938-04-02
Death 1961-10-05
Americans

Biographical notes:

Booker Little (b. April 2, 1938, Memphis, TN–d. October 5, 1961, New York, NY) was an American jazz trumpeter and composer. He appeared on a number of recordings, both as side-man and as leader. Little was closely associated with Max Roach, but also performed with John Coltrane and Eric Dolphy and was strongly influenced by Sonny Rollins and Clifford Brown. He died at age 23.

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Subjects:

  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Jazz--1961-1970--Lead sheets
  • Jazz
  • Jazz--1951-1960--Lead sheets

Occupations:

  • Jazz musicians
  • Trumpet players

Places:

  • New York City, NY, US
  • Memphis, TN, US