Booker Ervin

By Nick Castro

 

Booker Ervin was a hard bop saxophone player and composer. He was born, Booker Telleferro Ervin II, in 1930 in Denison, Texas. He started playing trombone in his youth bur Ervin did not start playing saxophone until he was in the US Air Force. After his discharge he moved to Boston and continue his studies at the Berklee College of Music. Although he did not start playing saxophone until later in life, Ervin quickly excelled as a gifted player and once he completed his time at Berklee he moved to New York to begin his professional career. He began by getting a job with... Read More

City Of Origin:
Denison, Texas,
Genre:
Jazz, Bop
Birthdate:
10/31/1930
Death date:
07/31/1970
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Tracks

The Blue Book

Ervin, B.: The Book Cooks
+ $1.98

Git It

Ervin, B.: The Book Cooks
+ $0.98

Little Jane

Ervin, B.: The Book Cooks
+ $0.98

The Book Cooks

Ervin, B.: The Book Cooks
+ $2.98

Largo

Ervin, B.: The Book Cooks
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The Big Show: Poor Butterfly

Ervin, B.: The Book Cooks
+ $0.98
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