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Houston Person

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: December 10, 1934    

Houston Person

Houston Person wears the Boss Tenor crown, worn so long by Gene Ammons. Mr. Person is busy working his own gigs; booking his tours, finding new clubs, having phone numbers for every major concert promoter on every continent. He even produces his own albums. His first big break came while working as a sideman with organist Johnny Hammond and his group, co-led by Etta Jones. Mr. Person's working relationship with Ms. Jones began in 1973 and lasted for thirty years, until her recent passing in 2001. Early gigs happened while serving in the Army overseas in Germany, where he played with Eddie Harris, Cedar Walton and others...
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  • Nice 'n' Easy

    HighNote Records
    2013
  • So Nice

    HighNote Records
    2011
  • Moment to Moment

    HighNote Records
    2011
  • Moment To Moment

    HighNote
    2010
  • Mellow

    HighNote Records
    2010
  • My Romance

    HighNote
    2010
  • All Soul

    HighNote
    2005
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HighNote Records (2013)

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