Henry Grimes

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Birthday
3, 1935
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
DEATH DATE
Apr 15, 2020 (84)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1935
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
DEATH DATE
Apr 15, 2020 (84)

About

Free jazz pioneer who collaborated with the likes of Anita O'Day and Pharoah Sanders.

Before Fame

He attended The Juilliard School and made a name for himself by the mid-1950s.

Trivia

He was the second bassist Charles Mingus added to his band as an experimental gesture.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Philadelphia.

Associated With

During his comeback in the 2000s, Grimes collaborated with David Murray as the bandleader.