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Joe Harriott

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: July 15, 1928 | Died: January 2, 1973    

Joe Harriott

Joseph Arthurlin 'Joe' Harriott was a Jamaican jazz musician and composer, whose principal instrument was the alto saxophone.

Initially a bebopper, he is now widely acknowledged as one of the worldwide pioneers of free jazz. He was educated at Kingston's famed Alpha Boys School, which produced a number of prominent Jamaican musicians. He moved to the UK as a working musician in 1951 and lived in the country for the rest of his life. Harriott was part of a wave of Caribbean jazz musicians who arrived in Britain during the 1950s, including Dizzy Reece, Harold McNair, Harry Beckett and Wilton Gaynair....
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  • Joe Harriott Quintet: Movement / High Spirits

    Dutton Vocalion
    2012
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  • Partying With Joe

    Kedar Entertainment Group
    2011
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  • Journey

    Kedar Entertainment Group
    2011
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  • The Joe Harriott Story

    Proper Box UK
    2011
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  • Killer Joe!

    Giant Steps
    2007
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  • Genius

    Kedar Entertainment Group
    2000
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  • Hum Dono

    Kedar Entertainment Group
    1969
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