Harold Mabern

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Birthday
20, 1936
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Sep 19, 2019 (83)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1936
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Sep 19, 2019 (83)

About

Jazz guitarist who collaborated with bop and jazz artists like Sarah Vaughan, James Moody, and Donald Byrd.

Before Fame

He started out as a drummer in high school, but switched to piano on the advice of another noted pianist, Phineas Newborn, Jr.

Trivia

He came from the hometown of other jazz legends, like saxophonist George Coleman and trumpeter Booker Little.

Family Life

He grew up in Memphis, Tennessee.

Associated With

He worked with Miles Davis in 1963.