Frank Hewitt

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Birthday
23, 1935
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 5, 2002 (66)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1935
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 5, 2002 (66)

About

Hard-bop jazz artist who was largely unnoticed until recordings of his work surfaced following his death.

Before Fame

He collaborated with many of the great artists of his day, including John Coltrane, Dinah Washington, and Billie Holiday.

Trivia

His cover of Kenny Dorham's Prince Albert was the only recorded track of his playing released while he was alive.

Family Life

He studied gospel and classical music while he was young thanks to his mother being a church pianist.

Associated With

His first exposure to jazz was through a Charlie Parker record. He never turned back.