Hank Marr

Hammond organ, Musical Artist

1927 – 2004

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Who was Hank Marr?

Hank Marr was a soul jazz and hard bop Hammond B3 organist and pianist born in Columbus, Ohio, probably best known for his many albums recorded under his own name for the Double-time record label.

Leader: Columbus natives Hank Marr and Rusty Bryant co-led a group that toured for several years. Later, Marr led a group that featured Electric Guitarist/Singer James Ulmer. Ulmer first recorded professionally with Marr in 1964. Ulmer later toured Europe under Marr in 1966-1967.

Sideman: As a sideman, Marr made a name for himself playing with many accomplished musicians. In the late 1960s, Marr performed in a duo with guitarist Floyd Smith in Atlantic City, NJ.

Marr had two minor hit singles, "Greasy Spoon" and "Silver Spoon".

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Born
Jan 30, 1927
Columbus
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Died
Mar 16, 2004

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on July 23, 2013

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