Henry Grimes

Profile:
Jazz bassist, born November 3, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died April 15, 2020 in Harlem, NY. After performing with many well-known musicians for a decade, Grimes disappeared from the music scene in the mid-1960's. He was often presumed dead, but was rediscovered in 2002 by Marshall Marrotte, a social worker and jazz fan, in a small apartment in Los Angeles, California. He had sold his bass long ago. With the help of many musicians and a bass donated by William Parker, Grimes took up playing again, and in 2003 he returned to New York where he was active as a musician and educator.
Father Leon James Grimes, Sr. (trumpeter)
Mother Georgia Elzie Grimes (pianist)
Twin brother Leon Grimes (clarinetist and tenor saxophonist)
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A-33 Henry Grimes - Reaching Fourth album art McCoy Tyner Trio With Roy Haynes And Henry Grimes McCoy Tyner Trio With Roy Haynes And Henry Grimes - Reaching Fourth (Album) Impulse! A-33 US 1962 Sell This Version
3316 Henry Grimes - School Days - A 1963 Live Session Released For The First Time album art Steve Lacy, Roswell Rudd, Henry Grimes, Dennis Charles* Steve Lacy, Roswell Rudd, Henry Grimes, Dennis Charles* - School Days - A 1963 Live Session Released For The First Time (Album) Emanem 3316 US 1975 Sell This Version
CD9 Henry Grimes - Nile River Suite album art Dennis Gonzalez's Inspiration Band Featuring Henry Grimes Dennis Gonzalez's Inspiration Band Featuring Henry Grimes - Nile River Suite(CD, Album) Daagnim Records CD9 US 2004 Sell This Version
none Henry Grimes - More Call album art Henry Grimes More Call(CDr) Not On Label (Henry Grimes Self-released) none US 2004 Sell This Version
PI15 Roy Campbell, Henry Grimes, Marc Ribot, Chad Taylor Roy Campbell, Henry Grimes, Marc Ribot, Chad Taylor - Spiritual Unity (Album) Pi Recordings (2) PI15 US 2005 Sell This Version
MW 787-2 Henry Grimes - The Power Of Light album art Oluyemi Thomas & Henry Grimes Oluyemi Thomas & Henry Grimes - The Power Of Light(CD, Album) Not Two Records MW 787-2 Poland 2007 Sell This Version
PRCD - 4005 Henry Grimes - Going To The Ritual album art Henry Grimes / Rashied Ali Henry Grimes / Rashied Ali - Going To The Ritual(CD, Album) Porter Records PRCD - 4005 US 2008 Sell This Version
ILK151CD Henry Grimes - Henry Grimes Solo album art Henry Grimes Henry Grimes Solo (Album) Ilk Music ILK151CD Denmark 2009 Sell This Version
PRCD-4049 Henry Grimes - Spirits Aloft album art Henry Grimes / Rashied Ali Henry Grimes / Rashied Ali - Spirits Aloft(CD, Album) Porter Records PRCD-4049 US 2010 Sell This Version
8872 542082 2 Henry Grimes - Purity album art Henry Grimes, Roberto Pettinato, Tyshawn Sorey, Dave Burrell Henry Grimes, Roberto Pettinato, Tyshawn Sorey, Dave Burrell - Purity (Album) Sony Music 8872 542082 2 Argentina 2012 Sell This Version
none Henry Grimes - My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains album art Grimes* - Pettinato* - Sorey* Grimes* - Pettinato* - Sorey* - My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains(4xFile, FLAC, Album) Columbia none Argentina 2012
3782002 Henry Grimes - Same Egg album art Henry Grimes, Dave Burrell, Roberto Pettinato, Tyshawn Sorey Henry Grimes, Dave Burrell, Roberto Pettinato, Tyshawn Sorey - Same Egg(2xCD, Album) Sony Music 3782002 Argentina 2013 Sell This Version
#2 Henry Grimes - The Tone Of Wonder album art Henry Grimes The Tone Of Wonder(CD, Album, Ltd) Uncool Edition #2 Switzerland 2014 Sell This Version
FSNT 453 Henry Grimes - Fish Stories album art Us Free - Bill McHenry, Henry Grimes & Andrew Cyrille Us Free - Bill McHenry, Henry Grimes & Andrew Cyrille - Fish Stories(CD, Album) Fresh Sound New Talent FSNT 453 Spain 2014 Sell This Version
SS06 Henry Grimes - Mission In Space album art Scott Robinson Spacetette Featuring Marshall Allen And Henry Grimes Scott Robinson Spacetette Featuring Marshall Allen And Henry Grimes - Mission In Space(CD, Album) ScienSonic SS06 US 2014 Sell This Version