Hampton hawes - blues for walls

Entirely self-taught, [ citation needed ] Hawes by his teens was playing with the leading jazz musicians on the West Coast, including Dexter Gordon , Wardell Gray , Art Pepper , Shorty Rogers , and Teddy Edwards . His second professional job, at 19, was playing for eight months with the Howard McGhee Quintet at the Hi De Ho Club, in a group that included Charlie Parker .