Joe Henderson

of these articles describes the saxophonists Joe Henderson. For the pianist of the same name, see Joe Henderson (Mr. Piano).

Joe Henderson (* 24. April 1937 in Lima, Ohio; † 30. June 2001 in San Francisco) was an US-American jazz - musician (tenor saxophonist).

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Henderson buildup as one of fifteen children in ärmlichen conditions. The first contact to the music was after its own words into the “jazz RK the Philharmonic” - to plates one of its brothers. After had succeeded to it to persuade the father for the purchase of a saxophone the music gave the first pieces to Lester Youngs for exercise.

Henderson studied music at the Kentucky State college and the Wayne University in Detroit (Michigan) and carried from 1960 to 1962 its military service out off. Afterwards it, gotten by Trompeter Kenny Dorham to New York , co-operated with Jack McDuff and Kenny Dorham . 1963 took it the label Blue note under contract. it played 1964 for two years with the Horace Silver 's Quintet. In this time it brought also first own publications out. Plates with titles such as Black Is The Color or Black Narcissus reflect the US-American race conflicts of that time.

Henderson played now at the side of Herbie Hancock, Andrew Hill and briefly also Miles Davis and the group of Blood, Sweat & Tears. And even if its overtones “überblasenen” anachronistisch with John Coltrane be identified later should, Hendersons “pointilistischer” style was felt nevertheless increasingly as important and singular contribution for the history of the jazz music.

After a longer publication-free time Henderson put into the 90ern the concept albums Lush would then run ahead (1992), dedicated to Billy Strayhorn, the composer Duke Ellingtons, and so Near, so far (1993), dedicated Miles Davis. Further publications, like the Antonio Carlo Jobim dedicated plate double Rainbow 1995 and an interpretation of George Gershwins Porgy and Bess 1997 , followed with which under other Tommy Flanagan, Dave Holland (bass) and Jack DeJohnette along-played and Chaka Khan “buzzer time” and Sting “It Ain't Necessarily in such a way” sang.

Joe Henderson, which always saw itself as a learning and a search, suffered at the beginning of 1998 a heavy impact accumulation and had its musical career to terminate. To 30. He deceased to June 2001 in San Francisco at heart failure.

works (selection)

  • PAGE One; Blue note 1963
  • M. Kenny Dorham, Andrew Hill, Eddie Khan and. Pete LaRoca, Our Thing; Blue note 1963
  • in 'n Out; Blue note 1964
  • internal Urge; Blue note 1964
  • mode for Joe; Blue note 1966
  • The kickers; Original jazz Classics 1967
  • Tetragon; Fan/Mile, original jazz Classics 1967
  • M. The Wynton Kelly Trio, Four; Verve 1968
  • Straight NO Chaser. (feat. Wynton Kelly Trio); Verve 1968
  • power tons of The People; Milestone 1969
  • Joe Henderson in Japan; Milestone/OJC 1971
  • multiple ones; Fan/Ojc 1973
  • The of element; Original jazz Classics 1973
  • Barcelona; Enja - weber 1977
  • Relaxin' RK Camarillo; Fan/Ojc 1979
  • M. Aluminium Forster, Ron Carter, The State OF the tenor, Vols. 1 & 2 - live ones RK the many situation of Vanguard; 2 CDs, Blue note 1985
  • at Evening with Joe Henderson ; Talk record 1987
  • The standard Joe; Talk record 1991
  • Lush would run: The music OF Billy Strayhorn; Verve 1991
  • so Near, so far (Musings for Miles); Verve 1992
  • doubles Rainbow: The music OF Antonio Carlo Jobim; To Verve 1995
  • bend volume; Verve 1996
  • Porgy and Bess; Verve 1997

box set and compositions

  • The Blue note Years; 4 CDs, Blue note 1963 - 1990
  • The Milestone Years; 8 CDs, fan/Mile 1967 - 1976
  • The Best OF Blue note Years; Blue note 1963 - 1985
  • Ballads & Blues; Blue note 1963 - 1985

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