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February 24, 1938, Fort Worth, Texas - April 2, 1995, New York City) was a jazz composer and saxophone player. He performed mainly on alto saxophone; less often soprano and tenor saxophones and flute.

Hemphill was born in Fort Worth, Texas (also, incidentally, the hometown of Ornette Coleman), and studied the clarinet before learning saxophone. Gerry Mulligan was an early influence. Hemphill joined the United States Army in 1964, and served for several years, and later performed with Ike Turner for… read more

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  • Avatar for nacht_vogel
    Dogon A.D is absolutelly incredible and Big Band comes close, too. Some of my favorite jazz records at the moment for sure:]
  • Avatar for Kirill88
    жжот, чертяга!
  • Avatar for BluntedJazz
    'Coon Bid'ness
  • Avatar for jakobdorof
    Dogon A.D. is one of the coolest jazz tracks i've ever heard
  • Avatar for earbleed
    Jamming out to 'Coon Bid'ness.
  • Avatar for In_Consonance
    Dogon A.D. is unusual, but not a BEAST. lol
  • Avatar for drlopez
    Dogon is something everyone should experience.
  • Avatar for sGarrista-
    True.
  • Avatar for LETMOOMAFLY
    Dogon A.D. is a BEAST mothafuckas.

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