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Jazz Night In America's 2020 In Memoriam program includes Jimmy Heath, Lee Konitz, CÃ ndido Camero, Tony Allen, Annie Ross, Freddy Cole, Gary Peacock, Henry Grimes, Wallace Roney and McCoy Tyner. Bernard Benant, Jonathan Chimene/WBGO, David Kaufman, Tom Pich hide caption

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In Memoriam: 10 Jazz Artists We Lost In 2020

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Jimmy Heath, seen here performing onstage during Jazz At Lincoln Center's 30th Anniversary Gala, died Jan. 19, 2020. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Jazz At Lincoln hide caption

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Jazz Saxophone Legend Jimmy Heath Has Died

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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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Jimmy Heath. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Jazz At Lincoln hide caption

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Listen: Jimmy Heath On Piano Jazz

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

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