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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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Albums

Nice 'n' Easy
Nice 'n' Easy
HighNote Records
2013
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Moment to Moment
Moment to Moment
HighNote Records
2011
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So Nice
So Nice
HighNote Records
2011
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My Romance
HighNote
2010
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[no cover]
Moment To Moment
HighNote
2010
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Mellow
Mellow
HighNote Records
2010
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