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Lee Morgan (III) (1938–1972)

Edward Lee Morgan was an American Jazz trumpeter, known for helping establish the Hard Bop subgenre. He famously played with John Coltrane and Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers before launching a solo career. His composition "The Sidewinder", was a crossover hit on the Pop and R&B charts in 1964. His sessions as leader often included Hank Mobley ... See full bio »
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Get Shorty Soundtrack
Joy Soundtrack
The Road to Shame Music Department


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 2016 I Called Him Morgan (Documentary) (performer: "Gaza Strip" written by Owen Marshall, "Absolutions (Live)" composed by nm8734838, "In What Direction Are You Headed?" written by Harold Mabern Jr., "Angela" composed by nm8734838)
 2015/I Joy (performer: "The Sidewinder") / (writer: "The Sidewinder")
 2014 Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (Documentary) (writer: "The Sidewinder")
  Magic City (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- The Year of the Fin (2012) ... (performer: "The Sidewinder") / (writer: "The Sidewinder")
 2006 Unaccompanied Minors (performer: "The Sidewinder") / (writer: "The Sidewinder")
 1995 Get Shorty (performer: "The Lion and the Wolff") / (writer: "The Lion and the Wolff")
 1959 The Road to Shame (performer: "Générique (Main Theme)") / (writer: "Générique (Main Theme)")
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 1959 Les liaisons dangereuses (musician)
 1959 The Road to Shame (musician: trumpet)
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 2016 I Called Him Morgan (Documentary)
Himself (archive material)
 1965 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 10 May 1965 (1965) ... Himself - Guest

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Album: "The Sidewindr" (Blue Note Records) See more »

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