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Eddie Harris (October 20, 1934 - November 5, 1996), was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Although he was one of the most popular jazz musicians of his day (and the first to receive a gold record), his inclusion in his repertoire of types of music other than jazz and his incorporation of comedy into his act led many jazz critics to consider him insufficiently committed to jazz. His experimentation with other types of music sometimes had questionable results, but many still… read more

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  • very very coooooool))
  • freedom jazz dance!
  • there is a cut on eddie's "i'm tired of driving" lp titled "what's wrong with the world today" that's still some 30 odd years on, neat-o befitting in the here and the now, like.
  • Eddie Harris embodies the free-spirited creativity that makes jazz such a rewarding listen. If you get a chance, check out his Bossa Nova album. I always liked this guy's sound, his singing through the sax and playing the pad sounds with just his breath will always echo through my mind. I recommend him highly.
  • I failed to mention that i think Eddie Harris "Exodus To Jazz" is one of the best releases ever made available to humans!!!!!
  • The genius of Funk in Jazz. Raw soul, incarnate. He WILL be remembered, respected.
  • cool sax warm heart,,brother ed..another posthumus genius
  • He was truly a visionary musician who unfortunately was under appreciated in his later days. As funky on tenor as anyone plus a true gentleman.
  • some insane recordings... jazz on lsd?
  • truly original. screw the jazz police!

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