Trumpeter. Harold A. Posey, Jr. born September 19, 1930 in Reading, Pennsylvania; died March 31, 2017 in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Played with Eddie Phyfe at Olivia Davis’ Patio Lounge in 1956 and with the Swanee Six at the Bayou in 1957. Toured with Woody Herman Orchestra in 1958. Joined Charlie Byrd’s group in 1966 and toured Europe and Africa. Appeared at Blues Alley as a leader through the 1970s. Recorded with Bill Potts in 1987. Member of the Gene Donati band in 1980s and 1990s before retiring from music in 1995.