Andrew Hill

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Birthday
30, 1931
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Apr 20, 2007 (75)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
30, 1931
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Apr 20, 2007 (75)

About

Influential jazz artist during the 1960s. He was trained by such greats as Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and Pat Patrick.

Before Fame

He began studying piano when he was 13 and was greatly influenced by Earl Hines.

Trivia

He became an associate professor at Portland State University, where he founded a Summer Jazz Intensive program.

Family Life

He was born to William and Hattie in Chicago and grew up with his brother, Robert, who would become a singer and classical violinist.

Associated With

He was an accompanist for Dinah Washington during the early days of his career.