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Benny Golson Edit Profile

composer , jazz musician

Benny Golson, composer, jazz musician.

Background

Golson, Benny was born on January 25, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Student, Howard University, 1950.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Albums include: Blues on Down, 1957, Benny Golson's New York Scene, 1957, Modern Touch, 1957, New York Scene, 1957, Benny Golson and the Philadelphians, 1958, Other Side of Benny Golson, 1958, Gettin' with It, 1959, Gone with Golson, 1959, Groovin' with Golson, 1959, Meet the Jazztet, 1960, Take a Number from 1 to 10, 1960, Just Jazz, 1962, Pop+Jazz=Swing, 1962, Turning Point, 1962, Free, 1962, Reunion, 1962, Stockholm Sojourn, 1964, Turn In, Turn On, 1967, Killer Joe, 1977, I'm Always Dancin' to the Music, 1978, California Message, 1980, One More Mem'ry, 1981, Time Speaks, 1982, This Is for You, John, 1983, Moment to Moment, 1983, Blues-Ette, 1984, Stardust, 1987, Benny Golson Quartet, 1990, Domingo, 1991, Live, 1991, I Remember Miles, 1992, With Miller Reid and Reedus, 1996, Three Little Words, 1997, Up Jumped Benny, 1997, Benny Golson in Paris, 1997. Other appearances include Dizzy's Diamonds: The Best of Verve, 1950, All Star Bags, 1952, Memorial, 1953, Hot Cargo!, 1956, Deep Passion, 1956, Mercur, 1956, At Newport, 1957, Fats Waller Songbook, 1957, Big Beat, 1958, Out There, 1958, Modern Art, 1958, Imagination, 1959, Blues on Down, 1960, Jazz Conference Abroad, 1961, Brother Red, 1964, Eric Is Here, 1967, Shoes fo the Fisherman's Wife., 1971, My Radio SUre Sounds Good to Me, 1978, Moment to Moment, 1983, Back to the City, 1986, Walkman Jazz, 1987, Tiny Grimes and His Rocking Highlande, 1990, Jazz Sahib, 1991, Real Time, 1992, You Got What It Takes, 1995, Spotlight on Lou Rawls, 1996, Intrumental History of Jazz, 1997, Color Purple, 1997, numerous others.

      Worked with Curtis Fuller, Art Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Farmer, Pepper Adams, Dinah Washington, Tommy Flanagan, Charles Mingus, Lee Morgan, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, others.