Herbie Steward

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Herbie Steward
Birth nameHerbert Bickford Steward
Born(1926-05-07)May 7, 1926
United States of America Los Angeles, California, U.S.
DiedAugust 9, 2003(2003-08-09) (aged 77) Clearlake, California
GenresSwing, jazz
InstrumentsTenor sax
Alto sax
Soprano sax
Years active1940s-1960s
Associated actsFour Brothers
Earle Spencer
Woody Herman

Herbert Bickford "Herbie" Steward (May 7, 1926 Los Angeles – August 9, 2003 Clearlake, California) was an American jazz saxophonist. He was widely known for being one of the tenor saxophone players in Four Brothers, part of Woody Herman's Second Herd.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Selected discography[edit]

As leader

Recorded in Los Angeles, June 5, 1962
Re-released with all 9 of the 10 cuts on a compilation album: One Brother, Mobile Fidelity (19 March 1981) OCLC 38363192
Herbie Steward with big band and strings, Dick Hazard, conductor
Recorded in San Francisco, March 19, 1981
Herbie Steward (alto sax, clarinet-1, soprano sax-2), Smith Dobson (né Smith Weed Dobson IV; 1947–2001) (piano), Tee Carson (né Tecumseh Donald Carson; 1930–2000) (piano-3), Eddie Duran (né Edward Lozano Duran; born 1925) (guitar), John Mosher (bass), Eddie Moore (drums)
  • Herbie's Here, with Gene DiNovi (né Eugene Salvatore Dinovi; born 1928), Marshmallow Exports MYCJ-30069 (Japan) (20 December 2000)
Recorded live at OZ, Yamagata, Japan, May 23, 1992
Recorded live at Little John, Yokohama, May 21, 1992
Herbie Steward (tenor sax), Sir Charles Thompson (piano), David Young (bass), Yukio Kimura (drums)
Recorded May 19, 1992, Kan Nai Hall, Yokohama
Herbie Steward (tenor saxophone & clarinet), (né Eugene Salvatore Dinovi; born 1928) (piano), Dave Young (bass), Yukio Kimura (drums)
  • Saijoh's Serenade, on 3 tracks with Kohnosuke Saijoh, Marshmallow Exports MYCJ-30083 (23 May 1992)
Recorded May 22, 1992
Kohnosuke Saijoh (tenor sax), Herbie Steward (tenor sax), (né Eugene Salvatore Dinovi; born 1928) (piano), David Young (bass), Yukio Kimura (drums)

With Serge Chaloff, Al Cohn and Zoot Sims

with Stan Kenton


  1. ^ Wynn, Ron. "Herbie Steward: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-09-23.
  2. ^ The Complete Encyclopedia of Popular Music and Jazz, 1900–1950, four volumes, by Roger Davis Kinkle (1916–2000), New Rochelle: Arlington House Publishers, 1974 (Steward's bio is in Vol 3) OCLC 897890
  3. ^ The Encyclopedia of Popular Music; Third edition, eight volumes. Edited by Colin Larkin, London: Muze, 1998 Grove's Dictionaries, New York, 1998
  4. ^ The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz; First edition, two volumes, edited by Barry Dean Kernfeld & Stanley Sadie, London: Macmillan Press, 1988 OCLC 16804283
  5. ^ The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, edited by Barry Kernfeld, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994 OCLC 30516743
  6. ^ The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz; Second edition, Three volumes, edited by Barry Kernfeld, London: Macmillan Publishers, 2002 OCLC 46956628

External links[edit]

Eastwind Import (discography details)