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Jazz For All Occasions / RICH HENRY, flute, clarinet, alto sax *** IN MEMORIUM 1930-2009 ***

RICH HENRY, flute, clarinet, alto sax *** IN MEMORIUM 1930-2009 ***

Rich is from Grand Rapids, Michigan and is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Music Education. He and Dalt Williams served in Korea performing with the U.S. 8th Army Band. Rich has played Lead Alto Saxophone in the bands of Claude Thornhill, Buddy Morrow, Earl “Fatha” Hines, Charlie Barnet, Boyd Raeburn, and Billy Mays. He has also performed with Nat and Cannonball Adderley, Nat Pierce, Quincy Jones, Doc Serverinsen, Gerry Mulligan, and Junior Nance. In addition, Rich has played a number of years at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco backing such performers as Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Torme, and Tony Bennett.

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