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Eddie Harris

Eddie Harris
Born: Oct 20, 1934 in Chicago, IL
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Died: Nov 5, 1996 in Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Long underrated in the pantheon of jazz greats, Eddie Harris was an eclectic and imaginative saxophonist whose career was marked by a hearty appetite for experimentation. For quite some time, he was far more popular with audiences than with critics, many of whom denigrated him for his more commercially ...Read full biography
The In Sound
Released: 1965
Label: Collectables
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This is one of Eddie Harris' great records and fortunately all of the music from the LP has returned as part of a reissue in the Rhino/Atlantic CD series (combined with Harris' Mean Greens date). The underrated ...Read full review
The Electrifying Eddie Harris
Released: 1969
Label: 4 Men with Beards
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This is one of tenor saxophonist Eddie Harris' most famous and significant LPs. He displays his mastery of the electronic varitone saxophone (virtually the only player before John Klemmer to get his own ...Read full review