Al Harewood

Al Harewood (June 3, 1923 – March 13, 2014) was an American left-handed jazz drummer and teacher, born in Brooklyn. As a musician Harewood worked with many jazz musicians including the J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding group, the Art Farmer/Gigi Grice band, David Amram, Betty Carter, and the Curtis Fuller-Benny Golson Sextet. He played on many jazz recordings under the leadership of Lou Donaldson, Horace Parlan, Ike Quebec, Dexter Gordon and Grant Green and had a long association with saxophonist Stanley Turrentine from 1959 onwards.

He died in March 2014 at the age of 90.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 3rd, 1923 (Brooklyn), Died March 13th, 2014 (United States of America)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 101374 1/16/1957 Some day morning will come Amram-Barrow Quartet, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101375 1/16/1957 Lobo nocho Amram-Barrow Quartet, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101376 1/16/1957 I let a song go out of my heart Amram-Barrow Quartet, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101377 1/16/1957 Darn that dream Amram-Barrow Quartet, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101404 1/21/1957 City talk Amram-Barrow Quartet, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101405 1/21/1957 Phipps quipps Amram-Barrow Quartet, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101406 1/21/1957 The best thing for you Amram-Barrow Quartet, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101407 1/30/1957 Shenandoah Amram-Barrow Quartet, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101408 1/30/1957 Somewhere along the way Amram-Barrow Quartet, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101409 1/30/1957 I love you Amram-Barrow Quartet, The instrumentalist, drums  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harewood, Al," accessed October 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319982.

Harewood, Al. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319982.

"Harewood, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319982

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