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Chico Freeman


A fantastic tenor saxophonist as well as the child of Von Freeman, Chico Freeman has already established a occupied and diverse profession, numerous recordings which range from advanced hard bop to almost free of charge avant-garde jazz. He originally performed trumpet, not taking on the tenor until he was a junior in university. Freeman graduated from Northwestern University or college in 1972, used R&B organizations, and became a member of the AACM. In 1977, he relocated to NY, where he caused Elvin Jones, Sunlight Ra, Sam Streams’ big music group, Jack DeJohnette’s Unique Release, and Don Pullen, furthermore to leading his personal groups. He documented twelve albums like a innovator during 1975-1982. Beginning in 1984, Freeman offers played on the part-time basis using the Market leaders, he has documented on several occasions along with his dad and in 1989, he come up with an electric music group known as Brainstorm. Chico Freeman offers recorded over time being a head for Dharma, India Navigation, Modern, Dark Saint, Elektra/Musician, Dark Hawk, Palo Alto, Jazz Home, and In & Out.

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Full Name Chico Freeman
Profession Trumpeter, Film Score Composer, Clarinetist, Tenor Saxophonist
Education Northwestern University
Nationality American
Parents Von Freeman
Siblings Everett
Music Songs Crossing the Sudan, Ballad for Hakima, Erika’s Reverie, Dance of Light for Luani, Wilpan's Walk, Tangents, Lonnie's Lament, Seven Steps to Heaven, Destiny's Dance, Mys-Story, Soft Pedal Blues, Niskayuna, Wise One, Pepe's Samba, The Unspoken Word, N’tiana’s Dream, Naima's Love Song, Peaceful Heart, Nia’s Quest, Same Shame, Avotja, You'll Know When You Get There, Five Days in May, Fifty Tenth Street, Autumn in New York, I'll Write a Song for You, Like the Kind of Peace It Is, Gano Club, The Trespasser, The Search, Free Man, Black Inside
Albums Spirit Sensitive, The Outside Within, Beyond the Rain, Kings of Mali, Peaceful Heart, Gentle Spirit, Tradition in Transition, Destiny's Dance, Chico, Spoken Into Existence, Morning Prayer, No Time Left, Salutes the Saxophone, Focus, Lord Riff and Me, Stablemates, Antiquated Love, Saying Something, Warriors, True Balance, The Arrival, The Mystical Dreamer, You'll Know When You Get There, Face to Face (Live at the Jazzfest Berlin 99), Sweet Explosion, Freeman & Freeman (Live), Live At Ronnie Scott's: The Best of the 90's Vol. 1
Movies Sue, Rock Soup, Chico Freeman: Live at Ronnie Scott's London

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Sue 1997
Chico and the People 1992 Documentary short
Rock Soup 1991 Documentary



Happy End 2003 music: "Hunky Daddy" / producer: "Hunky Daddy", "Empty Promises", "Nowhere To Go But Up" / writer: "Hunky Daddy", "Empty Promises", "Nowhere To Go But Up"

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Happy End 2003 music producer
Rock Soup 1991 Documentary musician: saxophone



Brewhouse Jazz 1993 TV Series Himself - Performer
Chico and the People 1992 Documentary short Himself - Saxophone

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