Albert Heath

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Heath in 2014

Albert "Tootie" Heath (born May 31, 1935) is an American jazz hard bop drummer. He is the brother of saxophonist Jimmy Heath and the bassist Percy Heath. In 1975, the brothers formed the Heath Brothers. He notably worked with musicians such as John Coltrane, J. J. Johnson, Wes Montgomery, Art Farmer and Benny Golson's Jazztet, Cedar Walton, Bobby Timmons, Kenny Drew, Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, Herbie Hancock, Friedrich Gulda, Nina Simone and Yusef Lateef.

Heath was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1]

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  1. "Albert "Tootie" Heath". AllMusic. Retrieved January 19, 2020.