An extremely talented tenor saxophonist and arranger, Frank Foster was from the Count number Basie Orchestra on / off from 1953 to 1995. In early stages, he performed in Detroit numerous talented regional players and, over time in the Military (1951-1953), he became a member of Basie’s big music group. Well presented on tenor during his Basie years (1953-1964), Foster also added plenty of plans and such originals as “Down for the Count number,” “Blues Backstage,” and the typical “Shiny Stockings.” Within the second option fifty percent of the 1960s, Foster was a freelance article writer. Furthermore to using Elvin Jones (1970-1972) and sometimes using the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, he led his Loud Minority big music group. In 1983, Foster co-led a quintet with Frank Wess and he toured European countries with Jimmy Smith in 1985. Although inspired by John Coltrane in his playing, Foster could modify his design when he overran the Count number Basie ghost music group in 1986, revitalizing it and residing at the helm until 1995. Beyond his Basie schedules, Foster led periods for Vogue, Blue Take note (1954 and 1968), Savoy, Argo, Prestige, Mainstream, Denon, Catalyst, Bee Hive, SteepleChase, Pablo, and Concord. Foster experienced a heart stroke in 2001 that avoided him from playing the saxophone, but he continuing to compose and arrange music through the initial decade of the brand new millennium. He passed away in the home in Chesapeake, Virginia in later July 2011; Frank Foster was 82 yrs . old.
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