Shifty Henry biography

Shifty Henry

Musician, Musical Artist

1921 – 1958

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Who was Shifty Henry?

John Willie "Shifty" Henry was an American musician, most noted as a double bass and bass guitar player, and blues songwriter. He also played flute, violin, viola, saxophone, and oboe and was in demand as a session musician and arranger in Los Angeles in the 1940s and 1950s. He was also active in Los Angeles' live jazz scene on Central Avenue.

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Born
Oct 4, 1921
United States of America
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Prairie View A&M University
Lived in
  • Oklahoma
Died
Nov 30, 1958

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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