(1919 – 1958)
Herbie Fields (Asbury Park, New Jersey, May 24, 1919 – September 17, 1958, Miami, Florida) was an American jazz saxophonist.
He attended New York's famed Juilliard School of Music (1936–1938) and served in the U.S. Army from 1941–1943. Fields began recording in 1944 with two sides for Bob Thiele's Signature label. Over the next year and a half he recorded for Savoy; notably, he shared a date with Rubberlegs Williams that featured teenaged Miles Davis' recording debut. Fields… read more
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