Mosaic Image of the Week
Jimmy Heath: Born October 23, 1926
The late Jimmy Heath would have turned 94 on October 25. A gifted saxophonist who grew up in Philly with John Coltrane and Benny Golson, he also blossomed in the ‘50s as one of the great modern jazz composers, His active career included recordings as a leader, a band with brothers Percy and Albert, and a major college teaching career. He was always sweet and good natured. This Francis Wolff image comes from the Miles Davis All Stars date of April 20, 1953. Visit www.mosaicrecordsimages.com for more Francis Wolff Blue Note photography.
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