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John Stubblefield

John Stubblefield
Born: Feb 4, 1945 in Little Rock, AR
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Died: Jul 4, 2005 in New York, NY [The Bronx]
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Tenor saxophonist John Stubblefield ranks among the most powerful and innovative soloists of the post-Coltrane generation, collaborating with a who's who of modern jazz and avant-garde giants including Charles Mingus, whose big band Stubblefield later spearheaded. Born February 4, 1945, in Little Rock, ...Read full biography
Bushman Song
Released: 1986
Label: Enja
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On the surface, John Stubblefield and his compatriots offered a number of approaches (funk-fusion, Latin, calypso, swing) creatively rendered. But careful listening revealed an all-too-telling commercial ...Read full review
Confessin'
Released: 1985
Label: Soul Note (Italy)
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John Stubblefield has made relatively few recordings as a leader during his long career, but it isn't because the saxophonist isn't deserving. This post-bop date from 1984 finds him in good company with ...Read full review
More John Stubblefield albums: Main Albums (6)