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Charlie Rouse

Charlie Rouse
Born: Apr 6, 1924 in Washington D.C.
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Died: Nov 30, 1988 in Seattle, WA
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Possessor of a distinctive tone and a fluid bop-oriented style, Charlie Rouse was in Thelonious Monk's Quartet for over a decade (1959-1970) and, although somewhat taken for granted, was an important ingredient in Monk's music. Rouse was always a modern player and he worked with Billy Eckstine's orchestra ...Read full biography
Released: 1988
Label: Savoy Jazz
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Although he had an extensive career, tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse is best remembered for his decade (1960-1970) as a member of the Thelonious Monk Quartet. It is only right that the last time that he ...Read full review
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Released: 1984
Label: Uptown
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Tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse, 59 at the time, is in top form for this bop-oriented set. Teamed up with trumpeter Red Rodney, pianist Albert Dailey, bassist Cecil McBee and drummer Kenny Washington, ...Read full review
More Charlie Rouse albums: Main Albums (17), Compilations (3)