George Howard


Birthday September 15, 1956

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Pennsylvania

DEATH DATE Mar 20, 1998 (41)

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Most famous for his chart-topping works Dancing in the Sun, Love Will Follow, Reflections, and A Nice Place to Be, Howard recorded a total of fourteen jazz saxophone albums over the course of his nearly three-decade music career.

Before Fame

His debut album, Asphalt Gardens, peaked at #25 on the Billboard jazz music chart, and his second album, Steppin' Out, was even more successful.


Just two months prior to his 1998 death from lymphoma, he released an album titled Midnight Mood. His final recording, There's a Riot Goin' On, was released shortly after his passing.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Associated With

Early in his career, he toured with his mentor and fellow saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr.