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Frank Foster

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. …

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Frank Foster’s Loud Minority Big Band

b. 23 Sept 1928, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Although he started his musical profession playing alto saxophone, Foster demonstrated commendable foresight in choosing to improve to tenor saxophone and flute, declaring his purpose of pursuing his own route and not the main one sign-posted by Charlie Parker. In the past due …

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