Saturday, December 04, 2010
Eddie Heywood (born Edward Heywood, Jr. 4 December 1915, Atlanta, Georgia – died 3 January 1989, Miami Beach, Florida) was a jazz pianist who became very popular in the 1940s. His father, Eddie Heyward, Sr. was also a jazz musician from the 1920s. Heywood, Jr. played with several popular jazz musicians such as Wayman Carver in 1932, Clarence Love from 1934 to 1937 and Benny Carter from 1939 to 1940 after moving to New York.
Listen to excerpts of Eddie Heywood's music, free from Verve Music Group.