Joe Harriott

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Birthday
15, 1928
Birthplace
Kingston, Jamaica
Death Date
Jan 2, 1973 (44)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1928
Birthplace
Kingston, Jamaica
Death Date
Jan 2, 1973 (44)

About

Free-form jazz pioneer who influenced many British jazz musicians like Evan Parker and John Stevens.

Before Fame

He attended the Alpha Boys School and moved to the UK in 1951 to advance his musical career. One of his first gigs was with Tony Kinsey.

Trivia

He appeared on more than twenty recordings as a leader or co-leader.

Family Life

He was born in Kingston, Jamaica.

Associated With

One Harriott's first and most outstanding influences was Charlie Parker.