LEE MORGAN

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Lee Morgan (10 July 1938 - 19 February 1972) was an American hard-bop jazz trumpeter.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Morgan was a jazz prodigy, joining the Dizzy Gillespie big band at 18, remaining a member for two years. In 1956 he began recording as a leader, mainly for the Blue Note label; eventually he recorded twenty-five albums for the company. Morgan's principal influence as a player was Clifford Brown, having had direct contact with him before Brown's premature death.

He was also a featured sideman on several early Hank Mobley records, and John Coltrane's Blue Train. Joining Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers in 1958 further developed his talent as a soloist and writer. He toured with Blakey for a few years, and was featured on Moanin, which is probably Blakey's best known recording. When Benny Golson left the Jazz Messengers, Morgan persuaded Blakey to hire Wayne Shorter, a young tenor
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Search For The New Land [LP]Search For The New Land [LP]
Blue Note 2015
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The SidewinderThe Sidewinder
Limited Edition · Reissued · Remastered
Blue Note 1999
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Tom Cat (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition)Tom Cat (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
BLUE NOTE 2011
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5 Original Albums [5 CD]5 Original Albums [5 CD]
Blue Note 2018
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CornbreadCornbread
Blue Note 2014
$14.96
$18.73 (used)
Vol. 3Vol. 3
Blue Note 2016
$27.70
The Best of Lee MorganThe Best of Lee Morgan
Blue Note 1988
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The ProcrastinatorThe Procrastinator
Limited Edition · Remastered
Blue Note 1995
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Live at the Lighthouse 1970Live at the Lighthouse 1970
Fresh Sound Records (FSR 361) 2004
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LEE MORGAN Cornbread LP on Blue Note NY mono LEE MORGAN Cornbread LP on Blue Note NY mono USD $9.50 (3 bids)
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LEE MORGAN Delightfulee LP on Blue Note LEE MORGAN Delightfulee LP on Blue Note USD $8.50 (2 bids)
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Live at the Lighthouse Lee Morgan 3 CD Set Live at the Lighthouse Lee Morgan 3 CD Set USD $170.00 Buy It Now 5h
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The Procrastinator [Limited] by Lee Morgan (CD, Oct-1995, Blue Note (Label)) The Procrastinator [Limited] by Lee Morgan (CD, Oct-1995, Blue Note (Label)) USD $15.12 Buy It Now 21h
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LEE MORGAN & CLIFFORD JORDAN-LIVE IN BALTIMORE 1968-JAPAN MINI LP CD E25 LEE MORGAN & CLIFFORD JORDAN-LIVE IN BALTIMORE 1968-JAPAN MINI LP CD E25 USD $21.99 Buy It Now 23h
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LEE MORGAN-LEE MORGAN LAST ALBUM-JAPAN SHM-CD D25 LEE MORGAN-LEE MORGAN LAST ALBUM-JAPAN SHM-CD D25 USD $17.99 Buy It Now 23h
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Various Artists : A Tribute to Lee Morgan CD Various Artists : A Tribute to Lee Morgan CD USD $3.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Lee Morgan - The Roulette Sides NEW 7 Lee Morgan - The Roulette Sides NEW 7" USD $17.41 Buy It Now 1 day
JAPAN MQA UHQ CD LEE MORGAN CANDY  HI-RES Audio JAPAN MQA UHQ CD LEE MORGAN CANDY HI-RES Audio USD $31.80 Buy It Now 1 day
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Lee Morgan Quintet Lee Morgan Quintet "Take Twelve" Jazzland 980 12" Lp USD $14.50 (3 bids)
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Lee Morgan - The Rajah Vinyl LP French 1984 180g DMM Reissue Blue Note + Poster Lee Morgan - The Rajah Vinyl LP French 1984 180g DMM Reissue Blue Note + Poster USD $65.69 Buy It Now 1 day
LEE MORGAN ETC - Blue Note's Best 1959-1969 ~ BLUE NOTE 160 {nm} [2 lp's] - LEE MORGAN ETC - Blue Note's Best 1959-1969 ~ BLUE NOTE 160 {nm} [2 lp's] - USD $25.00 Buy It Now 1 day
Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Hank Mobley & Billy Root MONDAY NIGHTS AT BIRDLAND Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Hank Mobley & Billy Root MONDAY NIGHTS AT BIRDLAND USD $19.99 Buy It Now 1 day
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Lee Morgan - Sidewinder LP [Vinyl New] Remastered Blue Note 75th Ann. Initiative Lee Morgan - Sidewinder LP [Vinyl New] Remastered Blue Note 75th Ann. Initiative USD $24.98 Buy It Now 1 day
LEE MORGAN (JAZZ) - 8 CLASSIC ALBUMS CD Set 2013 LEE MORGAN (JAZZ) - 8 CLASSIC ALBUMS CD Set 2013 USD $15.00 Buy It Now 1 day
Lee Morgan Live at the Lighthouse Vinyl 2 LP Blue Note BST-89906 Lee Morgan Live at the Lighthouse Vinyl 2 LP Blue Note BST-89906 USD $49.00 Buy It Now 1 day
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LEE MORGAN Candy CD Europe Blue Note 2007 7 Track (094639317622) LEE MORGAN Candy CD Europe Blue Note 2007 7 Track (094639317622) USD $8.92 Buy It Now 1 day
Lee Morgan - The Cooker LP VG+ BST-81578 Blue Note USA 1973 Vinyl Record Lee Morgan - The Cooker LP VG+ BST-81578 Blue Note USA 1973 Vinyl Record USD $75.00 Buy It Now 1 day
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 CHARLES EARLAND: Charles III SEALED Prestige Funk Jazz LEE MORGAN Vinyl LP CHARLES EARLAND: Charles III SEALED Prestige Funk Jazz LEE MORGAN Vinyl LP USD $25.00 Buy It Now 1 day
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Lee Morgan Hank Mobley; A-1 The Savoy Sessions Lee Morgan Hank Mobley; A-1 The Savoy Sessions USD $84.20 Buy It Now 1 day
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Lee Morgan CORNBREAD Blue Note 75th Anniversary STEREO New Sealed Vinyl LP Lee Morgan CORNBREAD Blue Note 75th Anniversary STEREO New Sealed Vinyl LP USD $18.99 Buy It Now 2 days
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LEE MORGAN Sixth Sense LP Blue Note BST 84335 SEALED Mint Vinyl Record LEE MORGAN Sixth Sense LP Blue Note BST 84335 SEALED Mint Vinyl Record USD $49.95 Buy It Now 2 days
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LEE MORGAN (JAZZ) - THE PROCRASTINATOR [LIMITED] NEW CD LEE MORGAN (JAZZ) - THE PROCRASTINATOR [LIMITED] NEW CD USD $14.63 Buy It Now 2 days
LEE MORGAN (JAZZ) - SEARCH FOR THE NEW LAND NEW CD LEE MORGAN (JAZZ) - SEARCH FOR THE NEW LAND NEW CD USD $11.64 Buy It Now 2 days
Search for the New Land by Lee Morgan (Jazz) (CD, Sep-2003, Blue Note (Label)) Search for the New Land by Lee Morgan (Jazz) (CD, Sep-2003, Blue Note (Label)) USD $3.99 (1 bids)
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LEE MORGAN LEE MORGAN "The Cooker” French Blue Note 81578 Stereo Vinyl USD $29.99 (0 bids)
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 Lee Morgan - The Peashooter Special  (Unplayed Stock w/jukebox strip) Lee Morgan - The Peashooter Special (Unplayed Stock w/jukebox strip) USD $6.75 Buy It Now 2 days
HANK MOBLEY - LEE MORGAN Peckin Time 1988 BLUE NOTE Jazz Re-Issue NM- Vinyl HANK MOBLEY - LEE MORGAN Peckin Time 1988 BLUE NOTE Jazz Re-Issue NM- Vinyl USD $9.99 (1 bids)
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LEE MORGAN Discography

LEE MORGAN albums / top albums

LEE MORGAN Introducing Lee Morgan (aka A-1 - The Savoy Sessions aka  Hank's Shout) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Introducing Lee Morgan (aka A-1 - The Savoy Sessions aka Hank's Shout)
Bop 1956
LEE MORGAN Indeed! album cover 3.67 | 3 ratings
Indeed!
Hard Bop 1957
LEE MORGAN Sextet (aka Volume 2) album cover 3.75 | 2 ratings
Sextet (aka Volume 2)
Hard Bop 1957
LEE MORGAN Volume 3 album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Volume 3
Hard Bop 1957
LEE MORGAN City Lights album cover 4.87 | 6 ratings
City Lights
Hard Bop 1957
LEE MORGAN Candy album cover 3.82 | 5 ratings
Candy
Hard Bop 1957
LEE MORGAN Dizzy Atmosphere album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dizzy Atmosphere
Hard Bop 1957
LEE MORGAN The Cooker album cover 4.10 | 6 ratings
The Cooker
Hard Bop 1958
LEE MORGAN The Young Lions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Young Lions
Hard Bop 1960
LEE MORGAN Leeway album cover 4.07 | 6 ratings
Leeway
Hard Bop 1960
LEE MORGAN Here's Lee Morgan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Here's Lee Morgan
Hard Bop 1960
LEE MORGAN Expoobident album cover 3.75 | 2 ratings
Expoobident
Hard Bop 1961
LEE MORGAN Take Twelve album cover 3.00 | 2 ratings
Take Twelve
Hard Bop 1962
LEE MORGAN The Sidewinder album cover 4.48 | 23 ratings
The Sidewinder
Hard Bop 1964
LEE MORGAN Search for the New Land album cover 4.25 | 15 ratings
Search for the New Land
Hard Bop 1964
LEE MORGAN The Rumproller album cover 4.32 | 8 ratings
The Rumproller
Hard Bop 1965
LEE MORGAN Cornbread album cover 4.72 | 9 ratings
Cornbread
Hard Bop 1965
LEE MORGAN The Gigolo album cover 4.33 | 6 ratings
The Gigolo
Hard Bop 1966
LEE MORGAN Delightfulee Morgan album cover 4.67 | 6 ratings
Delightfulee Morgan
Hard Bop 1966
LEE MORGAN !Caramba! album cover 3.81 | 4 ratings
!Caramba!
Hard Bop 1968
LEE MORGAN Charisma album cover 3.96 | 5 ratings
Charisma
Hard Bop 1969
LEE MORGAN The Sixth Sense album cover 3.92 | 3 ratings
The Sixth Sense
Hard Bop 1969
LEE MORGAN Lee Morgan (aka The Last Session) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lee Morgan (aka The Last Session)
Post Bop 1972
LEE MORGAN The Procrastinator (aka All-Star Sextet) album cover 3.35 | 8 ratings
The Procrastinator (aka All-Star Sextet)
Hard Bop 1978
LEE MORGAN Sonic Boom album cover 4.79 | 5 ratings
Sonic Boom
Hard Bop 1979
LEE MORGAN Taru album cover 4.67 | 3 ratings
Taru
Hard Bop 1980
LEE MORGAN Tom Cat album cover 3.67 | 3 ratings
Tom Cat
Hard Bop 1980
LEE MORGAN Infinity album cover 4.04 | 5 ratings
Infinity
Hard Bop 1981
LEE MORGAN The Rajah album cover 4.33 | 3 ratings
The Rajah
Hard Bop 1984
LEE MORGAN Standards album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Standards
Hard Bop 1998

LEE MORGAN EPs & splits

LEE MORGAN live albums

LEE MORGAN Morgan,Golson Plus One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Morgan,Golson Plus One
Hard Bop 1959
LEE MORGAN Live at the Lighthouse album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Live at the Lighthouse
Hard Bop 1971
LEE MORGAN Speedball (aka Out There) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Speedball (aka Out There)
Hard Bop 1974
LEE MORGAN A Date With Lee album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Date With Lee
Hard Bop 1974
LEE MORGAN One Of A Kind album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One Of A Kind
Hard Bop 1974
LEE MORGAN See Autumn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
See Autumn
Hard Bop 1980
LEE MORGAN Unforgettable Lee! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Unforgettable Lee!
Hard Bop 1991
LEE MORGAN We Remember You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
We Remember You
Hard Bop 1991
LEE MORGAN Lee Morgan Featured With Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers : More Birdland Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lee Morgan Featured With Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers : More Birdland Sessions
Bop 1993
LEE MORGAN Lee Morgan - Clifford Jordan Quintet : Live In Baltimore 1968 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lee Morgan - Clifford Jordan Quintet : Live In Baltimore 1968
Hard Bop 1993

LEE MORGAN demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

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LEE MORGAN The Lee Morgan Quintet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Lee Morgan Quintet
Hard Bop 1965
LEE MORGAN Lee Morgan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lee Morgan
Hard Bop 1973
LEE MORGAN Memorial Album album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Memorial Album
Hard Bop 1974
LEE MORGAN Lee Morgan 1938-1972 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lee Morgan 1938-1972
Hard Bop 1975
LEE MORGAN All That Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
All That Jazz
Hard Bop 1975
LEE MORGAN The Best of Lee Morgan: The Blue Note Years album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
The Best of Lee Morgan: The Blue Note Years
Hard Bop 1988
LEE MORGAN The Complete Blue Note Lee Morgan Fifties Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Blue Note Lee Morgan Fifties Sessions
Hard Bop 1995
LEE MORGAN Live At The Lighthouse (3CD set) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Lighthouse (3CD set)
Hard Bop 1996
LEE MORGAN Volume 1 (1956-1960) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Volume 1 (1956-1960)
Hard Bop 1996
LEE MORGAN Jazz Profile album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Jazz Profile
Hard Bop 1997
LEE MORGAN Blue Breakbeats album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Breakbeats
Hard Bop 1998
LEE MORGAN Just in Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Just in Time
Hard Bop 2002
LEE MORGAN Those Dizzy Days album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Those Dizzy Days
Hard Bop 2004
LEE MORGAN Lee Morgan: The Very Best (aka Coleção Folha Clássicos do Jazz) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lee Morgan: The Very Best (aka Coleção Folha Clássicos do Jazz)
Hard Bop 2005
LEE MORGAN Music for Lovers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music for Lovers
Hard Bop 2006
LEE MORGAN The Finest in Jazz album cover 0.50 | 1 ratings
The Finest in Jazz
Hard Bop 2007
LEE MORGAN Plays Benny Golson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays Benny Golson
Hard Bop 2010
LEE MORGAN Midtown Blues album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Midtown Blues
Hard Bop 2011
LEE MORGAN Four Classic Albums (The Cooker / Candy / Indeed! / City Lights) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Four Classic Albums (The Cooker / Candy / Indeed! / City Lights)
Hard Bop 2011
LEE MORGAN Eight Classic Albums album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eight Classic Albums
Hard Bop 2011

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LEE MORGAN The Sidewinder

Album · 1964 · Hard Bop
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Lee Morgan started after a few lessons from Clifford Brown with Dizzy Gillespie's Big Band when he was only 18 and in the same year of 1956 cut his first record with Blue Note titled "Lee Morgan Indeed" with five albums to follow within the period of just a year as his last recording for this period with Blue Note was in 1957, a promising young career in jazz looked certain but drugs got in the way and in the late fifties Lee almost disappeared and only recorded a few albums for Vee Jay in that time which was only to 1960. Things did not look good as being a junkie made him unreliable and his work was getting very irregular but he decided to clean up and let it be said "it was a job well done". This is a wonderful effort he put in to his first, in a way come back album. He wrote every track himself and not only that he provided Blue Note with their biggest hit ever with the title track "The Sidewinder". So big in fact it nearly sent them broke as the company had to print them all up with their own outlay in advance and not only that they could not get payment for their previous album sales because simply the dealers did not pay for the last delivery till the new one arrived. The composition "The Sidewinder" was also released as a single with half on one side and the other on the flip. The album made it too number 25 on the Billboard charts and were they all surprised as well sweating on where to get the money at Blue Note but things worked out and the company continued on with superb jazz when they finally received the profits.The band is super with Joe Henderson on tenor saxophone which was the first time that Lee had recorded as well as played with Joe. Barry Harris is on piano and he and Lee know each other well having played together before with the bass player Bob Cranshaw who is also present. Billy Higgins is drumming and if you are looking for a Blue Note stalwart he is definately one as he has played in dozens of sessions for them as well as being in Ornette Coleman's band but at this time at Christmas in 1963 ( 21/12/1963) he was just freelancing.

"The Sidewinder" is first and the rythmn stays put the whole time giving the composition one great extended blues theme which provides the opportunity for some driving solo's were everybody has a shot except for Billy on drums but after that intro by the band with Lee repeating the blues chords and Joe on tenor dancing in between with rythmn pounding underneath we are underway for Lee's solo which opens with a great quick progression and then he really stretches out with Joe who follows with that authority in his tone and just listen to his quick changes. Barry on piano shows why Lee wanted to play with him as his notes just land right between each rhythmn time and Bob follows with a groover on bass. Not everybodys idea of great jazz as the tune has plenty of repitition but being an old rocker myself I love this absolute groover of a jazz number and can understnd why it was popular."Totem Pole" is back to more the normal structure with its laid back intro which quickly drops when the band kicks in and once again Lee is first for another beautifully played solo that shots to high moments throughout. Joe as always is right on and comes in seamlessly after Lee and he solos up and down, as the title is "Totem Pole" and that is what they seem to be doing by climbing up and down throughout with their approach. Barry plays another beauty on piano but Lee comes back for a great high blow with the rythmn section to finish things off. "Gary's Notebook" shows off the rythmn section with a tricky time as the solos start. It is a blues composition but just a little more complicated than usual with superb solo's from Lee and Joe respectively. Another blues follows "Boy What a Night" and is more up tempo with the usual great results. Joe goes first on this composition which has a great old blues style ending. The last "Hocus Pocus" is standard jazz but not that standard because as with every other composition the solos are just wonderful on this little blower of a tune with Lee giving us a trick or two with his notes.

What a way to pick yourself up from what has been a dreadful time for him with narcotics and kudos to him. This is another Blue Note classic that you should be thinking quite seriously about for your collection. One last note as I reviewed this album from its original cd release Blue Note as well as the Prestige label who still do it, have a habit of putting alternate takes straight after the released one and it spoils the sequencing within the album. I do want to hear them but they should all be at the end and not one after the other. Keep the album as it was released for maximum enjoyment.

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