Describes how, after kicking off his notable career in Philadelphia at the age of fifteen and later playing in Dizzy Gillespie's orchestra, Morgan found great success in the mid-1960s with the recording of his celebrated record "Sidewinder" before being murdered at the age of thirty-four by his common-law wife.
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Lee Morgan began his professional career in Philadelphia at age fifteen. At eighteen, after a short stint with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Morgan went to New York to join Dizzy Gillespie's orchestra, where he stayed until 1958, when the group disbanded. This biography offers an analysis of Morgan's music, both as a performer and a composer.