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  1. Tenor saxophonist extraordinare, Fred Anderson was born in Monroe, Louisiana in 1929. In 1940, Fred migrated to Evanston, Illinois, and also lived for…

  2. Alto saxophonist Joseph Jarman headed a sextet (with tenorist Fred Anderson, piano, trumpet, bass, drums) for one of the pioneering works of…

  3. Altoist Sonny Simmons made a strong impression in the 1960s as one of the most promising avant-garde players. He grew up in Oakland, CA, started…

  4. A tenor saxophonist influenced by John Coltrane, Frank Lowe (b. 24 June 1943 - d. 9 Sept. 2003), a Memphis native who relocated from San…

  5. Muhal Richard Abrams (born September 19, 1930, Chicago) is a composer, arranger, and jazz pianist.
    A founding member and the first president of…

  6. Frank Wright was a fiery tenor saxophonist. He gained recognition from his albums on the ESP-DISK label, recorded during the late sixties. He went…

  7. One of the most underrated and criminally overlooked free jazz trumpet/trombone players remains to be Clifford Thornton. Born in Philadelphia…

  8. The most revolutionary Israeli sax player of them all goes on a summit meeting with the most wondrous rhythm section of our time.

    A classic Free…

  9. The Revolutionary Ensemble was a free jazz trio consisting of the late violinist Leroy Jenkins (1932-2007), bass violinist Sirone (Norris Jones,…

  10. John Martin Tchicai (April 28, 1936 - October 8, 2012) is a Danish jazz saxophonist. He was one of the earliest European free jazz musicians. He is…

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