Grant Green

Grant Green

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Death 31 Jan 1979 (aged 43)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Hillsdale, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 41378175 · View Source
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Jazz Guitarist, Composer. Performing professionally from the age of twelve, Green was also a prolific recording artist, with more than thirty albums to his credit. His soulful, bluesy, and sometimes funky horn-influenced approach as a player is well remembered in the Jazz community. Posthumously, he has become a legendary figure in the Hard Bop and Soul Jazz genres.

Bio by: John Southern


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John Southern
  • Added: 31 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41378175
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Grant Green (6 Jun 1935–31 Jan 1979), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41378175, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Hillsdale, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .