Ben Webster, Eddie Barefield, Buck Clayton, Benny Morton, Famous Door NYC, ca October 1947. Photography by William P. Gottlieb
December 12, 1909|
||Iowa, United States
||January 4, 1991
Eddie Barefield (December 12, 1909, Iowa – January 4, 1991, New York City) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist and arranger most noteworthy for his work with Bennie Moten, Fletcher Henderson, Don Redman, Coleman Hawkins, Sammy Price, Bernie Young, and Ben Webster. Barefield's musical career also included work with ABC and WOR radio as well as appearances in several films.
Barefeld died of a heart attack at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on January 4, 1991.
- Plays the work of Edgar Battle (Cosmopolitan, 1962)
- Play Ballad Beautiful by Edgar Battle (Cosmopolitan, 1964)
- Eddie Barefield (RCA, 1974)
- The undestructible (Famous Door, 1976)