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Sam Rivers

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Sam Rivers

Sam Rivers has been played over 10 times on NTS, first on 23 October 2014. Sam Rivers's music has been featured on 11 episodes.

Samuel Carthorne Rivers (September 25, 1923 – December 26, 2011), was an American jazz musician and composer. He performed on soprano and tenor saxophones, bass clarinet, flute, harmonica and piano.

Rivers was born in Enid, Oklahoma. Active in jazz since the early 1950s, he earned wider attention during the mid-1960s spread of free jazz. With a thorough command of music theory, orchestration and composition, Rivers was an influential and prominent artist in jazz music.

Rivers's father was a gospel musician who had sung…

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Conference Of The Birds
David Holland Quartet, David Holland, Sam Rivers, Anthony Braxton, Barry Altschul
ECM Records, Warner Bros. Records1973
Conference Of The Birds
David Holland Quartet, David Holland, Sam Rivers, Anthony Braxton, Barry AltschulECM Records, Warner Bros. Records1973
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Orb
Sam Rivers
ABC Records1979
Orb
Sam RiversABC Records1979
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Earth Dance
Sam Rivers, Mario Schiano
Vedette Records1977
Earth Dance
Sam Rivers, Mario SchianoVedette Records1977
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Verve
Sam Rivers
ECM Records1980
Verve
Sam RiversECM Records1980
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Joycie Girl
Don Pullen, Sam Rivers
Black Saint1976
Joycie Girl
Don Pullen, Sam RiversBlack Saint1976
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Euterpe
Sam Rivers
Blue Note1978
Euterpe
Sam RiversBlue Note1978
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Turquoise
Sam Rivers
ABC Records, Impulse!1975
Turquoise
Sam RiversABC Records, Impulse!1975
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Topaz
Sam Rivers
ABC Records, Impulse!1975
Topaz
Sam RiversABC Records, Impulse!1975
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Cyclic Episode
Sam Rivers
Blue Note1965
Cyclic Episode
Sam RiversBlue Note1965
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Orb
Sam Rivers
Impulse!1974
Orb
Sam RiversImpulse!1974
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