Herman Riley

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Herman Riley
Born August 31, 1933
United States New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died April 14, 2007
United States Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Tenor saxophone
Years active 1960–2007

Herman Riley (August 31, 1933 – April 14, 2007) was a tenor saxophone jazz performer. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, he was noted for his performances with, among others, Count Basie, Etta James and Jimmy Smith.


As Sideman[edit]

With Gene Ammons

With Bobby Hutcherson

With Blue Mitchell