Eddie Henderson

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Eddie Henderson (born October 26, 1940) is an American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player. Henderson’s influences include Booker Little, Clifford Brown, Woody Shaw and Miles Davis.

Jazz trumpeter extraordinaire Eddie Henderson had his first informal lesson on the trumpet at the age of 9 from Louis Armstrong. As a teenager he studied trumpet at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and performed with the San Francisco Conservatory Symphony Orchestra. In 1957, Eddie met Miles Davis for the first time. Davis, a family friend, admired the strikingly beautiful tone and musicality of Henderson’s trumpet playing and encouraged him to pursue a career in music. As a family friend, Miles Davis has been a major musical influence on Eddie throughout his life…………

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