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Jazz Musician of the Day: Lee Morgan

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All About Jazz is celebrating Lee Morgan's birthday today!

Morgan was a jazz prodigy, joining the Dizzy Gillespie big band at 18, remaining a member for two years. Beginning in 1956, he began recording as a leader, mainly for the Blue Note label, eventually he recorded twenty-five albums for the company. Morgan\'s principal influence as a player was Clifford Brown, having had direct contact with him before Brown\'s premature death... Read more.

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