Jimmy Heath and friends at a session at New York's WOR Studios in 1953. Left to right: Miles Davis, Kenny Drew, Art Blakey, Jimmy Heath. Temple University Press / Jimmy Heath collection hide caption

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Sax Great Jimmy Heath 'Walked With Giants,' And He's Still Here

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Listen: Jimmy Heath On Piano Jazz

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Cyrus Chestnut, Benny Green And More On JazzSet

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The Heath Brothers quartet: (L-R) Jeb Patton, Jimmy Heath, David Wong, Albert "Tootie" Heath. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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The Heath Brothers in Concert at the Village Vanguard

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A Celebration in Swing on Toast of the Nation 2010-2011

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At age 83, saxophonist Jimmy Heath has released his latest album, Endurance. Photo courtesy of artist hide caption

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Jimmy Heath On World Cafe

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Jimmy Heath Big Band On JazzSet

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