Brooks, Harold Floyd 'Tina' 7.jun.1932-13.aug.1974 USA North Carolina, Fayetteville - NY, New York
jazz saxophonist, the nickname 'Tina' was a variation of teeny/teenager, studied harmony and theory with Herbert Bourne, 1944 moved with his family to New York City, 1958-1961 he recorded for Blue Note, after 1961 his health deteriorated because of heroin addiction, he died of liver failure ; son of tailor David Worthington Brooks (NC, Red Springs 6.aug.1892-) and Cornelia (NC 1898-) ; brother of jazz saxophonist David Kenneth 'Bubba' Brooks jr. (Fayetteville 29.may.1922-11.apr.2002 New York City)

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[J] Album Open Sesame. 1960
Tina Brooks sax, Freddie Hubbart trumpet, McCoy Tyner piano, Sam Jones bass, Clifford Jarvis drums
1 - Open Sesame
[J] Album True blue. 1960
Tina Brooks sax, Freddie Hubbard trumpet, Duke Jordan piano, Sam Jones bass, Art Taylor drums
4 - True blue
[J] Album Jackies bag. 1960
Jackie McLean alto sax, Blue Mitchell trumpet, Tina Brooks sax, Kenny Drew piano, Paul Chambers bass, Art Taylor drums
4 - Street singer
[J] Album The waiting game. 1960
Tina Brooks sax, Johnny Coles trumpet, Kenny Drew piano, Wilbur Ware bass, Philly Joe Jones drums
1 - Dhyana
2 - The waiting game
5 - One for Myrtle
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