Born : January 24, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Died : August 26, 1980 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Worked with : Eddie Johnson (pianist), Fate Marable, Don Albert, Jay McShann, Andy Kirk, Duke Ellington, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Count Basie, Al Grey and many others. His best known composition was 'Night Train', composed with Lewis Simpkins and Oscar Washington.
At the time of his death, Forrest and Al Grey were the leaders of the The Al Grey-Jimmy Forrest Quintet.
- 119 Instruments & Performance
- 380 Writing & Arrangement
- 1 Featuring & Presenting
- 1 Production
- 1 Acting, Literary & Spoken
|PRST 7712||Jimmy Forrest||The Best Of Jimmy Forrest (LP, Comp)||Prestige||PRST 7712||US||1969||Sell This Version|
|Jimmy Forrest||Night Train (Comp)||Delmark Records||US||1978||Sell This Version|
|VJD 547||Harry 'Sweets' Edison* & Jimmy Forrest||Harry 'Sweets' Edison* & Jimmy Forrest - Sweet Tracks (2xLP, Comp)||Jazz Vogue, PYE Records||VJD 547||UK||1978||Sell This Version|
|PCD-24117-2||Miles Davis / Jimmy Forrest||Miles Davis / Jimmy Forrest - Our Delight: Recorded Live At The Barrel, St. Louis (CD, Comp)||Prestige||PCD-24117-2||US||1992||Sell This Version|
|FSR-CD 547||Harry "Sweets" Edison Sextet, Jimmy Forrest||Harry "Sweets" Edison Sextet, Jimmy Forrest - The Swinger (CD, Comp)||Fresh Sound Records||FSR-CD 547||Spain||2009||Sell This Version|