Grant Green

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Birthday
6, 1935
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jan 31, 1979 (43)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1935
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jan 31, 1979 (43)

About

Jazz guitarist and composer who helped Blue Note Records rise to international prominence as a label. He appeared as bandleader on more than twenty albums over the course of his career.

Before Fame

He began performing as a professional musician at age twelve.

Trivia

He died of a heart attack in 1979 after his health had been failing for years.

Family Life

He was survived by his six children.

Associated With

He worked closely for many years with drummer Elvin Jones on a variety of projects.