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Bob Cooper

Bob Cooper
Born: Dec 6, 1925 in Pittsburgh, PA
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Died: Aug 5, 1993 in Hollywood, CA
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Like many West Coast tenor saxophonists of his generation, Bob Cooper's style was based upon skillful emulation of Lester Young's velvety, vetiver-scented tone, harmonic ingenuity and sinuous technique. The best introduction to this artist would be Coop! The Music of Bob Cooper, released in 1958 by Contemporary ...Read full biography
Coop!: The Music Of Bob Cooper
Released: 1958
Label: Fantasy Inc.
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Tenor saxophonist Bob Cooper's only Contemporary album (reissued on CD in the Original Jazz Classics series) is a near-classic and one of his finest recordings. Cooper, along with trombonist Frank Rosolino, ...Read full review
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Released: 1954
Label: Fresh Sound
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This generous English import LP has five Capitol sessions from 1954 (18 selections in all) that are led by either Bob Cooper or Bill Holman. The cool-toned but hard-driving tenor Coop is heard on his first ...Read full review
More Bob Cooper albums: Main Albums (13), Compilations (1)