Harold Land

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by Harold Land

Biography

18 December 1928, Houston, Texas, USA, d. 27 July 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA. Resident in San Diego, California from early childhood, tenor saxophonist Land practised extensively with Eric Dolphy, holding informal, all-day sessions at Dolphy’s home. Arising from the local fame these sessions engendered, Land was hired as replacement for Teddy Edwards in the Max Roach - Clifford Brown Sextet. This was in 1954, and by the time he left the band in November of the following year,... Read more

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jazz
hard bop
saxophone
bebop
tenor sax
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