Jimmy Heath, 2001
Thursday - August 01, 2013
About This Show
Saxophonist, composer and NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath is the middle child of the illustrious jazz family, the Heath Brothers. A bebop player and big band leader, Heath also performed with Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie
and John Coltrane. In 2001, Heath joined McPartland and bassist Rufus Reid for an hour of unforgettable talk and music including "You've Changed" and Jimmy's most famous tune, "Gingerbread Boy."