Joe Bonner

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Birthday
20, 1948
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1948 (age 71)
Birthplace
North Carolina

About

Hard bop and modal jazz artist who was hired by drummer Roy Haynes as a replacement for Chick Corea at Harlem's Count Basie's Club.

Before Fame

He studied at Virginia State College.

Trivia

He performed with such notables as Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, and Billy Harper during the 1970s.

Family Life

He was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, but would later relocate to Denver where he would become a fixture on the local jazz scene.

Associated With

He credited McCoy Tyner and Art Tatum as being his primary influences.