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Huey Long

Happy Birthday Huey Long! ! !

Born in Sealy on April 25,1904 guitarist Huey Long's career began in 1925 with the Frank Davis' Louisiana Jazz Band in Houston. By 1933, he was working with Texas Guinan's Cuban Orchestra in Chicago. Over the next few years, he worked with Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughan, Charlie Parker, and Dizzy Gillespie. In 1945, Huey joined the Ink Spots. The last living original Ink Spot, Huey came home to Houston in 1996.

Huey Long arriving at his 103rd birthday party at Gallery M2.

Huey surrounded by friends and fans.

One of two cakes at the party.

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