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Charles Tolliver

Charles Tolliver
Born: Mar 6, 1942 in Jacksonville, FL
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: In the early '70s, Charles Tolliver was one of the brightest young trumpeters in jazz. He studied at Howard University and then moved to New York in 1964, playing and recording with Jackie McLean. Tolliver was on quite a few excellent advanced hard bop records in the mid-'60s, played with Gerald Wilson's ...Read full biography
The Ringer
Released: 1969
Label: Black Lion
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This is the Charles Tolliver record to get, although it may be hard to find. The masterful trumpeter, in a quartet with pianist Stanley Cowell, bassist Steve Novosel, and drummer Jimmy Hopps, plays five ...Read full review
Paper Man
Released: 1968
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Also released by the Freedom label, this was trumpeter Charles Tolliver's full-length album as a leader. One of the top brassmen to emerge during the era (although he never quite lived up to his potential), ...Read full review
More Charles Tolliver albums: Main Albums (18), Compilations (2)
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