Slacker Logo

Junior Cook

Advertisement
Advertisement

Biography

An expert hard bop tenor who tended to be overshadowed by more innovative contemporaries, Junior Cook was always a solid improviser. After playing with Dizzy Gillespie in 1958, Cook gained some fame for his longtime membership in the Horace Silver Quintet (1958-1964); when he and Blue Mitchell left the popular band, Cook played in Mitchell's quintet (1964-1969). Later associations included Freddie Hubbard, Elvin Jones, George Coleman, Louis Hayes (1975-1976), Bill Hardman (1979-1981), and the McCoy Tyner big band. In addition to many appearances as a sideman, Junior Cook recorded as a leader for Jazzland (1961), Catalyst (1977), Muse, and SteepleChase. ~ Scott Yanow
Read All Read Less

Artists Related to
Junior Cook

Jimmy Heath

FEATURED

Hank Mobley

FEATURED

Joe Henderson

FEATURED

Johnny Griffin

FEATURED

Booker Ervin

FEATURED

Lou Donaldson

FEATURED

Harold Land

FEATURED

Dexter Gordon

FEATURED

Sonny Rollins

FEATURED

Heath Brothers

FEATURED

Horace Silver

FEATURED

John Coltrane

FEATURED

Eddie Harris

FEATURED

Lee Morgan

FEATURED

Gene Ammons

FEATURED

Hank Jones

FEATURED

Kenny Burrell

FEATURED

Benny Golson

FEATURED

Jimmy Smith

FEATURED
See All Related Artists

Loading Sliders...
  1. + -
  • GUESTS
  • CHAT
Some UserSample Msg
Advertisement

Advertisement

LIVE STREAM... SOCIAL RADIO STREAM...

LIVE STREAM... SOCIAL RADIO STREAM...
Casting to |