Musician Lee Morgan.  From Death of a Sidewinder.  "The sound of the horn crackled through the packed restaurant, and the man at the next table was not amused. “Man, what you doing playing here?” he demanded. “Who you think you are, Miles Davis?”  “No, motherfucker, I’m Lee Morgan.”  Ha!

"There are no natural barriers. It’s all music. It’s either hip or it ain’t." Lee Morgan "I think a definite style comes with living and experience and traveling until you play what you are, you play yourself on the horn.

Lee Morgan, trompeta. Recording period, 1956-1971. Uno de los grandes trompetistas hard-bop.

From Wikipedia: Edward Lee Morgan (July Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – February New York City) was an American hard bop trumpeter.

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“Lee Morgan” image by Mosaic Images, LLC. View more jazz images at All About Jazz Photo Gallery.

Lee Morgan and Curtis Fuller, 1957. Photo by Francis Wolff

Lee Morgan and Curtis Fuller sharing a moment during Morgan’s City Lights session, Hackensack NJ, August 25 1957 (photo by Francis Wolff)

John Coltrane | Lee Morgan

John Coltrane and Lee Morgan, Coltrane’s Blue Train recording session, September 1957 - by Francis Wolff

bainer: “Publicity shot of Lee Morgan (Photo by Francis Wolff) ”

Lee Morgan “I Called Him Morgan” is a sleek, sorrowful elegy for the prodigiously gifted, tragically slain bop trumpeter Lee Morgan, is as much a visual and textural triumph as it is a gripping feat.

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Bob Cranshaw The prolific bassist graced many classic Blue Note albums © Francis Wolff "The Sidewinder" Lee Morgan "The Sidewinder" Lee Morgan © Francis Wolff

didierleclair: “LEE, I LOVE YOUR PLAYING…Lee Morgan, great jazz musiciansource: imagine-mexico.com ”

Lee Morgan during his Sonic Boom session, Englewood Cliffs NJ, April 14 or 28 1967 (photo by Francis Wolff)

Moanin' - Lee Morgan with The Oscar Peterson Trio (1961) - Lee Morgan, trumpet - Oscar Peterson, piano - Ray Brown, bass - Ed Thigpen, drums

Moanin' - Lee Morgan with The Oscar Peterson Trio - Lee Morgan, trumpet - Oscar Peterson, piano - Ray Brown, bass - Ed Thigpen, drums

Lee Morgan Indeed! [LP] - Vinyl

Lee Morgan Indeed! [LP] - Vinyl

http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/17327435052_the_sidewinder Lee Morgan | The Sidewinder

The Sidewinder: The Sidewinder, Lee Morgan's blues with an infectious bass line and backbeat, instantly became one of the most popular pieces in modern jazz history. Every track on this classic album is a gem.

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