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George Adams

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George Adams

George Adams has been played on NTS shows including If Music, with Melanie first played on 6 September 2015.

(29 April 1940 Covington, Georgia - 14 November 1992 New York City, New York) was an American jazz musician who played tenor saxophone, flute and bass clarinet. He was also known for his idiosyncratic singing.

He is best known for his work with Charles Mingus, Gil Evans, Roy Haynes and in the quartet he co-led with pianist Don Pullen, featuring bassist Cameron Brown and drummer Dannie Richmond.

George Adams's musical style was rooted in the blues and in American (especially Black) popular music. As a saxophonist his greatest…

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Suite For Swingers
George Adams
Horo Records1976
Suite For Swingers
George AdamsHoro Records1976
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Joobubie
George Adams, Dannie Richmond
Soul Note1980
Joobubie
George Adams, Dannie RichmondSoul Note1980
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Melodic Rapsody
George Adams
Horo Records1976
Melodic Rapsody
George AdamsHoro Records1976
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Melanie
George Adams, Hannibal
Enja Records1984
Melanie
George Adams, HannibalEnja Records1984
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