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Stanley Cowell

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born on 5/5/1941 in Toledo, OH, United States

Stanley Cowell

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Stanley Cowell

Stanley Cowell (born May 5, 1941 in Toledo, Ohio) is an American jazz pianist and founder of the Strata-East Records label. He played with Roland Kirk while studying at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and later with Marion Brown, Max Roach, Bobby Hutcherson, Clifford Jordan, Harold Land, Sonny Rollins and Stan Getz.[1] Cowell played with trumpeter Charles Moore and others in the Detroit Artist's Workshop Jazz Ensemble in 1965-66. During the late 1980s Cowell was part of a regular quartet led by J.J. Johnson.[2] Cowell teaches in the Music Department of the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

Discography

As leader

Freedom Records
  • 1969: Blues for the Viet Cong (also released as Travellin' Man on Black Lion Records)
  • 1969: Brilliant Circles
ECM Records
Strata-East Records
  • 1974: Musa: Ancestral Streams
  • 1975: Regeneration
Galaxy Records
  • 1977: Waiting for the Moment
  • 1978: Equipoise
  • 1978: Talkin' 'bout Love
  • 1981: New World
SteepleChase Records
  • 1989: Sienna
  • 1993: Angel Eyes
  • 1994: Departure 2
  • 1994: Games
  • 1995: Setup
  • 1995: Bright Passion
  • 1995: Mandara Blossoms
  • 1995: Live
  • 1997: Hear Me One
  • 2012: It's Time
  • 2013: Welcome to This New World
DIW Records
  • 1987: We Three
  • 1990: Close to You Alone
Other labels
  • 1972: Illusion Suite (ECM, 1973)
  • 1985: Live at Cafe Des Copains (Unisson)
  • 1989: Back to the Beautiful (Concord Jazz)
  • 1990: Live at Maybeck Recital Hall, Vol. 5 (Concord Jazz)
  • 1999: Dancers in Love (Venus)

As sideman

With Marion Brown

  • Why Not? (1966)
  • Three for Shepp (Impulse!, 1966)
  • Vista (Impulse!, 1975)

With Richard Davis

  • Way Out West (Muse, 1977 [1980])
  • Fancy Free (Galaxy)

With Jimmy Heath

  • Love and Understanding (Muse, 1973)
  • The Time and the Place (Landmark, 1974 [1994])

With The Heath Brothers

  • Marchin' On (1975)
  • Passing Thru (1978)
  • In Motion (1979)
  • Live at the Public Theater (1980)
  • Expressions of Life (1980)
  • Brotherly Love (1982)
  • Brothers and Others (1984)

With Stan Getz

  • The Song Is You (1969)

With Johnny Griffin

  • Birds and Ballads (1978)

With Bobby Hutcherson

  • Patterns (1968)
  • Medina (1969)
  • Now! (1969)

With Clifford Jordan

  • Glass Bead Games (1973)

With Art Pepper

  • Art Pepper Today (1978)
  • Winter Moon (1980)
  • One September Afternoon (1980)

With Max Roach

  • Members, Don't Git Weary (Atlantic, 1968)

With Charles Tolliver

  • The Ringer (1969)
  • Live at Slugs' (1970)
  • Music Inc. (1971)
  • Impact (1972)
  • Live At The Loodsrecht Jazz Festival (1973)
  • Live in Tokyo (1973)
  • Impact (1978) quartet & orchestra; different from above

References

  1. Fairweather, Digby; Ian Carr; Brian Priestley (2004). The Rough Guide to Jazz.
  2. Yanow, Scott. Bebop.

External links

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