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Prince Lasha

Prince Lasha
Born: Sep 10, 1929 in Fort Worth, TX
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Died: Dec 12, 2008 in Oakland, CA
Genre: Jazz
Biography: A survivor of the 1960s, Prince Lasha was an inventive avant-garde flutist who occasionally played alto and clarinet. He played in Texas in an early-'50s band that also included Ornette Coleman. In 1954, Lasha moved to California, where he was pretty much in obscurity until the 1960s. He recorded two ...Read full biography
Released: 1966
Label: Dusty Groove
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Considering how small Prince Lasha’s (pronounced La-shay) catalog is, anything new is an event. Insight was recorded and released by CBS in the U.K. in 1966. It featured the American saxophonist and flutist ...Read full review
Journey to Zoar
Label: Enja
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More Prince Lasha albums: Main Albums (5)
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