Skip to
YouTube video

Loading player…

Related Tags

Booker Telleferro Ervin II (Denison, Texas, October 31, 1930 – New York City, July 31, 1970) was an American tenor saxophone player.

Ervin is best known for his association with bassist Charles Mingus. He worked with Mingus from 1956 to 1963, appearing on "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" on the album Mingus Ah Um and "Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting" on Blues and Roots, as well as Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus.

After teaching himself tenor saxophone while in the United States Air… read more

Top Tracks

Top Albums

Similar Artists


Leave a comment. Log in to or sign up.

  • Avatar for Barcida
  • Avatar for Barcida
  • Avatar for koolkeef
  • Avatar for sna033
    why so few listeners?
  • Avatar for bloodandmood
    Ah! So good!
  • Avatar for kmullin
    yall gotta check out Space Book, too.
  • Avatar for ketchup-chips
    Never heard any of his stuff as a bandleader before but The Freedom Book is proving pretty great so far. Glad I bought it.
  • Avatar for barryvs
  • Avatar for SirAlecHendrix
    Booker Ervin—now connected to the brandnew group ➤ [group]Round Midnight[/group]
  • Avatar for MrJenesaisquoi
    Gmghoul's shout should be immediately deleted!!! Anyway.. Booker Ervin is one of the best sax players in the history of this wonderful art form called jazz.

API Calls