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John Carter

John Carter was among the very few free of charge jazz players to focus exclusively on clarinet, and among not so many to put an focus on the music’s composed components. Carter analyzed alto saxophone and clarinet early in his profession. He used fellow Fort Well worth indigenous Ornette Coleman …

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Prince Lasha

A survivor from the 1960s, Prince Lasha was an inventive avant-garde flutist who occasionally played alto and clarinet. He performed in Texas within an early-’50s music group that also included Ornette Coleman. In 1954, Lasha relocated to California, where he was just about in obscurity before 1960s. He documented two …

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Charles Moffett

Charles Moffett is most crucial to be the drummer with Ornette Coleman’s 1965-1967 trio and to be the daddy of an extraordinary musical family which includes bassist Charnett, drummer Codaryl, vocalist Charisse, trumpeter Mondre, and tenor saxophonist Charles Jr. Charles Moffett, Sr. in fact started out like a trumpeter, using …

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