Herbie Harper


Jazz In Hollywood

  • Release Date: 02 Feb 1998
  • OJCCD-1887-2

Herbie Harper played for Charlie Barnet, Gene Krupa, and Benny Goodman in the last years of the Swing Era and established himself as a superior trombonist. In 1947, with bands dwindling, he found employment in the film, broadcasting, and recording studios of Hollywood. Harper continued his involvement with jazz not only as a player but as an organizer and inspirational force. By 1953, when Los Angeles was becoming the focal point of so-called West Coast Jazz, Harper was in the thick of it. Hi… MORE