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Charles McPherson

Charles McPherson

born on 24/7/1939 in Joplin, MO, United States

Links www.charlesmcpherson.com (English)

Charles McPherson (musician)

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Charles McPherson (musician)

Charles McPherson (born July 24, 1939) is an American jazz alto saxophonist born in Joplin, Missouri, and raised in Detroit, Michigan, most notable for his work from 1960 to 1972 with Charles Mingus.[1]

McPherson also was commissioned to help record ensemble renditions of pieces from Charlie Parker on the 1988 soundtrack for the film Bird.

Discography[2]

As leader

  • Bebop Revisited! (Prestige, 1964)
  • Con Alma! (Prestige, 1965)
  • The Quintet/Live! (Prestige, 1966, also released as Live at the Five Spot)
  • From This Moment On! (Prestige, 1968)
  • Horizons (Prestige, 1968)
  • McPherson's Mood (Prestige, 1969)
  • Charles McPherson (Mainstream, 1971)
  • Siku Ya Bibi (Day of the Lady) (Mainstream, 1972)
  • Today's Man (Mainstream, 1973)
  • Beautiful! (Xanadu, 1975)
  • Live in Tokyo (Xanadu, 1976)
  • New Horizons (Xanadu, 1977)
  • Free Bop! (Xanadu, 1978)
  • The Prophet (Discovery, 1983, also released as Follow the Bouncing Ball with additional tracks)
  • Illusions in Blue (Chazz Jazz, 1990)
  • First Flight Out (Arabesque, 1994)
  • Come Play With Me (Arabesque, 1995)
  • Live at Vartan Jazz (Vartan Jazz, 1996)
  • Manhattan Nocturne (Arabesque, 1997)
  • Is That It? No, But... (Vega, 2000)
  • A Tribute to Charlie Parker (Clarion Jazz, 2001)
  • Live at the Cellar (Cellar Live, 2002)
  • But Beautiful (Venus, 2003)

As sideman

With Kenny Drew

With Clint Eastwood

  • Eastwood After Hours

With Art Farmer

  • The Many Faces of Art Farmer (Scepter, 1964)

With Barry Harris

  • Newer Than New (Riverside, 1961)
  • Bull's Eye! (Prestige, 1968)

With Sam Jones

  • Cello Again (Xanadu, 1975)

With Charles Mingus

  • The Complete Town Hall Concert (Blue Note, 1962 [1994])
  • Music Written for Monterey 1965 (Jazz Workshop, 1965)
  • Charles Mingus in Paris: The Complete America Session (Sunnyside, 1970 [2006])
  • Let My Children Hear Music (Columbia, 1971)
  • Charles Mingus and Friends in Concert (Columbia, 1972)
  • Mingus at Carnegie Hall (Atlantic, 1974)

With Don Patterson

  • Boppin' & Burnin' (Prestige, 1968)
  • Funk You! (Prestige, 1968)

With Charles Tolliver

  • Impact (Strata-East, 1973)

With Toshiko Akiyoshi

  • Just Be Bop (1980)

References

  1. [Charles McPherson (musician) at All Music Guide Allmusic]
  2. Fitzgerald, M. Charles McPherson discography as leader accessed March 14, 2013
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