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Addison Farmer

Addison Farmer was the twin sibling from the better-known trumpeter Artwork Farmer, with whom he played in a number of groups, including a fantastic past due-’50s combo using the good saxophonist and composer Benny Golson. The bassist’s profession was relatively short by jazz requirements, his 1st recordings occurring in LA …

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Art Farmer

Generally overlooked during his formative years, Artwork Farmer’s regularly inventive playing was even more greatly appreciated simply because he continued to build up. Alongside Clark Terry, Farmer helped to popularize the flügelhorn among brass players. His lyricism provided his bop-oriented design its own character. Farmer researched piano, violin, and tuba …

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