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  Joe Henderson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joe Henderson (April 24, 1937 - June 30, 2001) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
Although Henderson's earliest recordings were marked by a strong hard-bop influence, his playing encompassed not only the bebop tradition, but RandB, Latin, and avant-garde as well.
Henderson's sound can float prettily like Stan Getz or Lester Young but he can also dig in with the bluesy fervor of T-Bone Walker or the intensity of John Coltrane.
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 Joe Henderson: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Joe Henderson (April 24, 1937 - June 30, 2001) was an American (A native or inhabitant of the United States) jazz (A genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles) tenor (An adult male with a tenor voice) saxophonist (A musician who plays the saxophone).
Early musical interests included drums (A musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretch across each end), piano (A stringed instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds), saxophone (A single-reed woodwind with a conical bore) and composition.
Henderson's sound can float prettily like Stan Getz or Lester Young but he can also dig in with the bluesy fervor of T-Bone Walker (additional info and facts about T-Bone Walker) or the intensity of John Coltrane].
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/J/Jo/Joe_Henderson.htm   (792 words)

 Joe Henderson: The Hard Bop Homepage
Joe Henderson was born in Lima, Ohio, on April 24, 1937.
Joe's first saxophone teacher, Herbert Murphy, was responsible for his embryonic understanding of the instrument.
Joe was still in high school, and he did quite a bit of writing for the school concert band and also for various "rock" groups that came through Lima.
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 The Compositional Style of Joe Henderson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On first glance, one might take a Joe Henderson tune for granted and think that the normal clichés and approach would work, but once you got into the song and noted that the chord cycles were unusual, you knew he was throwing down the gauntlet as far as “making the changes” was concerned.
In “Out of the Night,” Joe offers whole and half step motion for the chord changes of the melody statement, which as is often true in his compositions could either be used during the improvising choruses or one could revert to the normal minor blues changes.
Although for the most part Joe didn’t write much new material after the ‘60s, his legacy during that decade stands as one of the great pillars of modern jazz composition and are required “reading” for all subsequent generations of improvisers worldwide.
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 Market*Access International - Joseph M. Henderson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Henderson is currently the Associate Director of Terrorism Preparedness and Response at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Henderson is responsible for all of CDC’s public health emergency preparedness and response activities - currently supported by a budget of $2.3 Billion.
Henderson has been with the CDC since 1992 and during that time served as the New York State Immunization Program Director, the Southeast Regional Consultant for the National Immunization Program, and the Team Leader for the National Immunization Registry Initiative for the National Immunization Program.
www.marketaccess.org /bio_henderson.asp   (186 words)

 Joe Henderson @ The Jazz Files   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Joe Henderson, albeit influenced by both Rollins and Coltrane, has nevertheless succeeded in developing an own sound which is individual and in many ways milder and friendlier.
Joe Henderson, born in 1937, joined Kenny Dorham's group in 1962 upon discharge from the army.
Henderson disappeared from view in the 1970s but reappeared in 1985 with the release of a couple of fine recordings for Blue Note, leading eventually to a high profile series of tours and concerts world-wide and (in 1992) a switch to the Verve label.
www.thejazzfiles.com /JazzHenderson.html   (242 words)

 Arkadia Jazz: Thank You Joe Artists Notes
I always felt that Joe Henderson deserved to be highlighted in a big way and this is my attempt to help put the flood lights on him.
When I played with Joe, he wasn't very big on words but believed in letting the music be expressed on the bandstand with no worries.
Everything Joe plays is subtle and rather understated, so if you aren't listening to what he is playing, as a pianist you will just get in his way, which is why he played trio a great deal of the time.
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 Joe Henderson : Lush Life - The Music of Billy Strayhorn <>
Tenor Joe Henderson was one of the leaders of post bop's second generation, young enough to have been influenced by players like John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins but old enough to make a vital contribution to 1960s post bop.
Henderson and crew emerged with a beautiful recording that showcased Henderson's versatile tenor, the passion of the younger players, and the emotional appeal of Strayhorn's compositions.
Henderson's "rediscovery" by Verve might be an expedient commercial pursuit for the label or a genuine attempt at showcasing an underrated saxophone veteran.
www.inkblotmagazine.com /rev-archive/jhenderson.htm   (481 words)

Joe Henderson was a great musician and a lovely man. This piece was written several years ago on a rare visit to the UK while he was riding high on the success of his recent releases....
Joe is the avant-gardeist colleague of Andrew Hill and McCoy Tyner.
Joe was to reap some benefits from the revival of interest in jazz during the Eighties but it was not until he signed to Verve (part of Polygram) that the sea change occurred in his fortunes.
www.fly.co.uk /fly/archives/1995/08/joe_henderson.html   (1570 words)

 JazzWest: Saxophonist Joe Henderson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, winner of three Grammy awards for his rich, lush recordings, died of heart failure on Saturday night, June 30, after a long battle with emphysema.
Henderson, best known to jazz fans internationally for his trio of award-winning CDs on the Verve label in the 1990s, recorded 27 albums over the course of his career.
Henderson won Grammy awards for best instrumental jazz solo in 1992 for his "Lush Life" album, and best jazz instrumentalist in 1993 for the CD "So Near, So Far" and in again in 1996 for "Double Rainbow," his tribute album to jazz great Antonio Carlos Jobim.
www.jazzwest.com /archive/articles/henderson.html   (215 words)

Joe Henderson is in San Francisco gearing up for a 20-concert tour with the Verve JazzFest, and he has spent the last few days dividing his time between rehearsals and dozens of interviews like this one.
Henderson's affable nature permeates to the core of his music &#151; the tenor saxophonist's distinctive sound is full-bodied, yet tender.
All but two of the tracks on the big band album are Henderson compositions; classics like "Recorda Me,""Serenity" and "Isotope." The ensemble plays the arrangements with passion — you get the sense that this is a group of incredible soloists who are nevertheless sensitive to their place in Henderson's musical vision.
www.citypaper.net /articles/011697/article006.shtml   (719 words)

 Encyclopedia: Joe Henderson
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In jazz and blues notes added to the major scale for expressive quality, loosely defined by musicians to be an alteration to a scale or chord that makes it sound like the blues.
Henderson's sound can float prettily like Stan Getz or Lester Young but he can also dig in with the bluesy fervor of (Click link for more info and facts about T-Bone Walker) T-Bone Walker or the intensity of John Coltrane].
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Joe-Henderson   (2246 words)

 Arkadia Jazz: Thank You Joe - News Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Henderson's contributions to jazz had been severely underrated until the last decade or so, but since then, Joe's sound and conception has been more widely recognized as one of the greatest in jazz, in his own subtle way.
All the songs on the CD are either written by Joe or are closely associated with him, as he was always able to meld his own voice into the compositions, making them his own.
Each artist in the group benefits directly from Henderson's contributions to jazz, and each one is in the process of expanding the jazz language in the 21st century.
www.view.com /thanksjoe-news.html   (813 words)

 Amazon.ca: In Japan: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Henderson was able to introduce his music to an awestruck and adoring crowd with the help of Hideo Ichikawa (electric piano), Kunimitsu Inaba (bass), and Motohiko Hino (drums).
Henderson's sound is so rich and full here, plus he fills his solos with fresh, creative and satisfying ideas.
Henderson is the rare player who managed to listen to all of the major influences -- Parker, Young, Hawkins, Coltrane -- and absorb them all without losing his own voice.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00004SAZT   (802 words)

 Dave Henderson | BaseballLibrary.com
The game was won on Henderson's sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and also featured a home run by Bobby Grich that popped out of Henderson's glove and over the outfield wall.
He is the nephew of Joe Henderson, a pitcher with the White Sox and Reds in the 1970s.
California ties the score with a run in the bottom of the 9th but Henderson, who had appeared to be the goat when he dropped Bobby Grich's long fly ball over the fence for a home run in the 7th inning, delivers a sacrifice fly in the 11th for the winning run.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/H/Henderson_Dave.stm   (710 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Exhibition: Tribute to Joe Henderson - Rebecca Coupe Franks at Epinions.com
With Exhibition: A Tribute to Joe Henderson she chose to compose music that picks up on the lessons, experiences, and themes she associates with Henderson.
Franks credits Henderson (in the liner notes by Scott Yanow) with teaching her the practical and fundamental aspects of being a musician: from reading charts correctly, to learning the piano as a composing tool, and, most importantly, constantly working on getting better as a musician.
Henderson was a source of inspiration to her and a supportive friend and resource.
www.epinions.com /content_143083802244   (697 words)

 MTV.com - Joe Henderson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Although his sound and style were virtually unchanged from the mid-'60s, Joe Henderson's signing with Verve in 1992 was treated as a major news event by the label (even though he had already recorded many memorable sessions for other companies).
Henderson appeared on many Blue Note sessions both as a leader and as a sideman, spent 1964-1966 with Horace Silver's Quintet, and during 1969-1970 was in Herbie Hancock's band.
Henderson had long been able to improvise in both inside and outside settings, from hard bop to freeform.
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 Blue Note Records
Joe makes a musical statement, which is kind of Golson-like, then he comes back with a Coltrane-like statement, to convince you that you spent your money wisely.
Joe doesn't sound too much like Coltrane and he has his own slants and twists which are his trademark.
Joe can play that chalupa to perfection, and the rest of the cast is also very impressive.
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 Blue Note Records
I like Joe and Kenny a lot, Larroca is like Tony William, who was on the quintets previous release, he will float the time to give the album a freer feel.
However, in 1996 Henderson played at the beautiful Jazzfestival in a small village in the southern of France, Marciac.After that concert he was back.I listened as much records as possible.And this early disc is one of his most authentic recordings
Joe's accomplishments are enormous and many, although his discography seems surprisingly small.
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 Variety.com - Joe Henderson
Henderson was born in Lima, Ohio, and moved to Detroit in the late 1950s to study music at Wayne State U. and begin his prolific career of recording albums and performing jazz concerts with other jazz elite.
Some of Henderson's compositions -- such as "Recordame" -- became standards in the jazz world that were recorded by a range of other musicians.
Henderson moved in the early 1960s from Detroit to New York, where he teamed with Kenny Dorham.
www.variety.com /article/VR1117858504?categoryid=25&cs=1   (232 words)

 Amazon.com: In 'n Out [ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The horns are of course Joe who is just smokin' and Kenny dorham who was one of the uncredited but most influential trumpeters and in some ways created the basis of hardbop trumpet playing.
Among the latest batch of Blue Note RVG titles (8/10/04), is a reissue of Joe Henderson's classic "In 'N Out." This album has been available on CD before (it was originally released in 1994), but it had drifted out-of-print within the past few years.
It was a risky endeavor for Alfred Lion to partner three of his stars -- Grant Green, Wayne Shorter and Joe Henderson -- with half of the John Coltrane Quartet (pianist McCoy Tyner and drummer Elvin Jones) at the height of that group's powers in 1964.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0002KQO1W?v=glance   (1392 words)

 Jazzmatazz Review - Blue Note RVG Editions Oct 2000
Henderson recorded some other great Blue Notes in the early 1960s such as Page One (his 1963 debut) and Inner Urge (1964).
Joe Henderson's powerful playing and strong tone were influenced by John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins.
Henderson builds beautiful, yet surprising, solos from his asymmetric phrases.
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 Live Review: Joe Henderson / Roy Hargrove, Vancouver, B.C., May 19, 1996
Vancouverites were recently treated to a jazz double bill featuring a venerable jazz master together with one of the rising stars on the New York scene.
Henderson can spout boppish runs in the Charlie Parker manner when things are uptempo and spicy.
It's too bad that Joe Henderson only played for 70 minutes: I could have listened to him all night.
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 CD Review of Joe Henderson - Porgy and Bess on Verve @ jazzreview.com
And rounded up with the Joe Henderson and John Scofield melodic duo, with Tommy Flanagan on the background, they make a great band.
For all of you who are not familiar with Porgy and Bess, it's not that I can't spell the names of the songs, but they are misspelled in the first place.
Joe Henderson plays tastefully but I can't help but think that he makes a better bandleader than a saxophonist.
www.jazzreview.com /cdreview.cfm?ID=715   (531 words)

 Review - Joe Henderson: Mode For Joe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mode For Joe is the last of Joe Henderson's five Blue Note albums; all are uniformly excellent.
For this recording, Henderson was joined by a group of young musicians, all with talent to burn.
Featuring Henderson on tenor saxophone, the rest of the group included Lee Morgan on trumpet, Curtis Fuller on trombone, Bobby Hutcherson on vibes, Cedar Walton on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Joe Chambers on drums.
www.cosmik.com /aa-october03/reviews/review_joe_henderson.html   (272 words)

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