Biography of Herbie Mann (1930-2003)

Herbie Mann live
Photography kindly provided by Hyou Vielz
16.04.1930
Born in New York, his true name Herbert Jay Solomon
1939
Starts to play clarinet
1945
Additionally playing saxophone
1946
As a third instrument he starts playing flute
Four years in the army, 98th Army Band in Trieste
1953
Member of Mat Mathews´ band
1954
Playing for Pete Rugolo
1959
Foundation of his own jazz sextet
1961
Stay in Brasil and recordings with Jobim, Gilberto and other Brasilian music stars
1974
Reggae recordings
01.07.2003
Dies in Santa Fe.

Sheet music for flute:

Flute Jazz
CD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute, piano)
Herbie Mann Music Corp., HM-21-1
Rating: easy
  1. Right Now
  2. Free for All
  3. B. N. Blues
  4. Minha Saudade (Joao Gilberto/Joao Donato)
  5. Me Faz Recordar (Bill Salter)
  6. Copacabana
  7. Cool Heat
  8. The Puppet
  9. Guinean
  10. Batida Diferente (Durval Ignacia Ferreira/Maysés David Einhorn)
  11. Challil
  12. O Amor Que Acabou (Chico Feitosa/Luiz F. Freire)
Edition no longer available.


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Last edit 15.01.2012