Vincent Herring

Genres: Jazz
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Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 November 1964, Hopkinsville, New York, USA. Herring idolizes Cannonball Adderley and was chosen by Cannonball’s brother Nat Adderley to play in the Cannonball Adderley Legacy Band. He recorded a number of albums with Adderley including Workin’, We Remember Cannon, The Old Country, Autumn Leaves and Talkin’ Bout You. Before that, in July 1984, when his band was playing in the Manhattan streets, Herring was approached by record-label proprietor Sam Parkins with the offer of a recording date. Since then he has gigged or recorded with many distinguished figures, including Horace Silver, Cedar Walton, Art Blakey, McCoy Tyner, Larry Coryell, Jack DeJohnette, Beaver Harris, Lionel Hampton, and David Murray. In 1988 in Paris he took part in an alto summit with Phil Woods, Frank Morgan, Bob Mover, C. Sharps and McLean. In 1990 he toured Europe with his own quintet. In the late 90s he recorded with Joe Chambers and released his own tribute to Antonio Carlos...

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