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Fred Anderson

Fred Anderson has been played on NTS shows including Body Motion, with Sakti / Shiva first played on 31 March 2017.

Tenor saxophonist extraordinare, Fred Anderson was born in Monroe, Louisiana in 1929. In 1940, Fred migrated to Evanston, Illinois, and also lived for a time in Gary, Indiana. Making a living waiting tables, and installing carpet, Fred Anderson honed his skills on tenor. He cites his primary musical influence as Charlie Parker because of Bird's profound knowledge of the saxophone.

In the early 1960's, Fred came in contact with more and more members of the soon-to-be-formed AACM. In 1964, he performed on what many to…

Sakti / Shiva
Fred Anderson, Hamid Drake
Thrill Jockey Records2007
Sakti / Shiva
Fred Anderson, Hamid DrakeThrill Jockey Records2007