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Chico Freeman

Chico Freeman
Born: Jul 17, 1949 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: An excellent tenor saxophonist and the son of Von Freeman, Chico Freeman has had a busy and diverse career, with many recordings ranging from advanced hard bop to nearly free avant-garde jazz. He originally played trumpet, not taking up the tenor until he was a junior in college. Freeman graduated from ...Read full biography
The Outside Within
Released: 1978
Label: India Navigation
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Tenor saxophonist Chico Freeman (doubling here on bass clarinet) performs the 19-and-a-half-minute "Undercurrent" (an original by bassist Cecil McBee) and three shorter compositions with McBee, pianist ...Read full review
Beyond The Rain
Released: 1977
Label: Fantasy Inc.
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This CD reissue has one of tenor saxophonist Chico Freeman's best early efforts. Freeman (who plays flute on his picturesque "Beyond the Rain") teams up with pianist Hilton Ruiz, bassist Joony Booth, percussionist ...Read full review
More Chico Freeman albums: Main Albums (34), Compilations (2), DVD/Video (1)