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Lou Gare

b. Leslie Arthur Gare, 16 June 1939, Rugby, Warwickshire, Britain. A distinctive tenor saxophonist, deriving some components of his playing from Sonny Rollins, Gare was an associate of the first Mike Westbrook Music group. He, Keith Rowe (acoustic guitar) and Lawrence Sheaff (cello/clarinet) discovered themselves progressively at chances with all of those other unit and undoubtedly split aside. After shifting to London Gare, Rowe, and drummer Eddie Prévost founded AMM in 1965. Gare’s improvising typified the AMM strategy, not really least in his usage of passages of silence, as well as the underpinning melodic reasoning of actually his many abstract solos is indeed persuasive that he provides powerful impression of phrases carrying on, recognized but unheard, through the spaces he leaves. During a lot of the 70s AMM comprised just Gare and Prévost, but Gare remaining the music group and visited reside in Exeter, Devon in 1977. For some time he led a free of charge jazz trio but, although he sometimes takes on with Prévost as well as others, including bass participant Marcio Mattos, he offers virtually abandoned public performing.

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