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Julian Priester

Julian Priester
Born: Jun 29, 1935 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: Julian Priester was a versatile and highly advanced trombonist capable of playing hard bop, post-bop, R&B, fusion, or full-on avant-garde jazz; however, he remains under-appreciated due to the paucity of sessions he recorded under his own name. Priester was born in Chicago on June 29, 1935, and started ...Read full biography
Keep Swingin'
Released: 1960
Label: Fantasy Inc.
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Trombonist Julian Priester sounds very much under the influence of J.J. Johnson during his debut as a leader, a Riverside date reissued on CD in the Original Jazz Classics series. The repertoire is comprised ...Read full review
Released: 1977
Label: ECM
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Julian Priester and his group Marine Intrusion produce sounds that are mostly polarized between gentle Europeanized reflections and probes into the avant-garde, all unified by the soft-focused, airy ECM ...Read full review
More Julian Priester albums: Main Albums (8), Compilations (1)