Handy appeared on four Charles Mingus studio albums recorded in 1959.
In the 1960s, Handy led several groups. The most famous was a quintet with members:
Michael White – violin
Jerry Hahn – guitar
Don Thompson – bass
Terry Clarke – drums
This group’s performance at the 1965 Monterey Jazz Festival was recorded and released as an album; Handy received Grammy nominations for “Spanish Lady” (jazz performance) and “If Only We Knew” (jazz composition).
Handy has also taught music history and performance at San Francisco State University; Stanford University; The University of California, Berkeley; the San Francisco Conservatory of Music; and other schools.
Edited by Nagaremono on 1 Jun 2007, 19:36
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