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Henry Coker

First Name: 
Henry
Last Name: 
Coker
Skills/Instrument: 
Gender: 
m
Date of Birth: 
December 24, 1919
Birthplace: 
Dallas, TX
Ethnicity:
African/African Descent
Region of Origin:
South USA

Comments

Confirm ethnicity

Assumed from Basie alum status during segregated period; but not definite.

Activities

sessions

Illinois Jacquet August 28, 1945 - Session
08/28/1945
Gerald Wilson 1946 (II) - Session
01/01/1946
Wilbert Baranco January 1946 - Session
01/01/1946 - 01/31/1946
Charles Mingus early 1946 - Session
01/01/1946 - 12/31/1946
Melba Liston February or March 1946 - Session
02/01/1946 - 03/31/1946
Charles Mingus April 1946 - Session
04/01/1946 - 04/30/1946
Charles Mingus May 6, 1946 - Session
05/06/1946
Gerald Wilson 1947 (II) - Session
01/01/1947
Benny Carter March 30, 1948 - Session
03/30/1948
Count Basie May 6, 1955 - Session
05/06/1955
Tadd Dameron March 9, 1956 - Session
03/09/1956
Dizzy Gillespie December 17, 1957 - Session
11/17/1957
Count Basie April 28 1958 - Session
04/28/1958
Count Basie April 29, 1958 - Session
04/29/1958
Count Basie December 10 & 12 1958 - Session
12/10/1958 - 12/12/1958
Count Basie March 4, 1958 - Session
03/04/1959

tracks (personnel variances from session for individual track)