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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: May 10, 1965

Philip Harper - trumpet

Philip Harper was born in Baltimore, Maryland, but was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He started played trumpet when he was ten under the tutorage of his brother Winard. Later he studied at Hartt School of Music with Jackie McLean.

At the age of 18 Philip moved to New York, where he started working and recording extensively, with such musicians as “Little” Jimmy Scott, Jimmy McGriff, Betty Carter, Etta Jones, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Bill Cosby and Cedar Walton.

Between the years 1986 and 1988 he was a member of Art Blakey¬'s Jazz Messengers, with whom he also made several live recordings...
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Music

Featured recording ‚ÄúThe Thirteenth Moon‚ÄĚ

The Thirteenth Moon

Muse Records
1995

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