Biography - A Short Wiki
Saxophonist who played the memorable solo on Horace Silver’s “Song for My Father,” and worked with the greatest artists of his day.
Following the advice of a hometown musician, he grew up listening to records by Stan Getz, Charlie Parker, and Lester Young.
After singing on the influential Blue Note label, he briefly collaborated on music with Miles Davis, though none of it was recorded.
How did Joe Henderson die?
Joe Henderson, one of the great jazz saxophonists and a composer who wrote a handful of tunes known by almost every jazz student, died on Saturday in San Francisco. He was 64 and lived in San Francisco. The cause was heart failure after a long struggle with emphysema, The Associated Press reported.
|Cause of death||Congestive Heart Failure|
|Age of death||64 years|
|Birthday||April 24, 1937|
|Death date||June 30, 2001|
|Place of death||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"A course never quite looks the same way twice. The combinations of weather, season, light, feelings and thoughts that you find there are ever-changing."Joe Henderson
"That's how most of us would feel. But the sport has a few deviants without consciences."Joe Henderson
"Time means a great deal to every runner. It means everything to me, because most days miles don't count; only minutes do."Joe Henderson
"His name, Buzz, fits. He can buzz along at 40 miles an hour when his genetic memory moves him."Joe Henderson
"Buzz has reduced my range. Running safely with him means using fewer and shorter routes, with multiple laps per day or multiple returns there per week. Neither of us minds repeating ourselves. This is what runners do."Joe Henderson