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Chris Potter

Chris Potter
Born: Jan 1, 1971 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: Post-bop saxophonist Chris Potter quietly became one of the more sophisticated and respected stylists of the '90s and early 2000s, both as a leader and as a sideman in several prominent groups. Born in Chicago on New Year's Day 1971, Potter grew up mostly in Columbia, South Carolina, and started playing ...Read full biography
Concentric Circles
Released: 1993
Label: Concord Jazz
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Only 23 at the time of this Concord CD, Chris Potter shows a great deal of originality in his explorative styles on alto and soprano, while on tenor he alternates between sounding like John Coltrane (his ...Read full review
This Will Be: The Jazzpar Prize
Released: 2001
Label: Storyville
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With all of the attention that multi-instrumentalist Chris Potter began getting at the dawn of the 21st century in his homeland of the U.S., he had already been awarded the Jazzpar Prize in 2000, with ...Read full review
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