Hugh Lawson

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Birthday
12, 1935
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Mar 11, 1997 (61)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
12, 1935
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Mar 11, 1997 (61)

About

Jazz artist known for his decade-long collaboration with Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef.

Before Fame

He collaborated with Roy Brooks and Harry "Sweets" Edison on recordings during the 1960s.

Trivia

He played with the seven-pianist group The Piano Choir in 1972.

Family Life

He was in White Plains, New York, when he died of colon cancer at the age of 61.

Associated With

He considered Hampton Hawes, Bill Evans, and Bud Powell to be his primary inspirations.