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Sam Rivers has been played over 20 times on NTS, first on 23 October 2014. Sam Rivers's music has been featured on 27 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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Rose
Sam Rivers
ABC Records, Impulse!1975
Rose
Sam RiversABC Records, Impulse!1975
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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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Beatrice
Sam Rivers
Blue Note1965
Beatrice
Sam RiversBlue Note1965
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Fuchsia Swing Song
Sam Rivers
Blue Note1965
Fuchsia Swing Song
Sam RiversBlue Note1965
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Chartreuse
Sam Rivers
ABC Records, Impulse!1975
Chartreuse
Sam RiversABC Records, Impulse!1975
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Euterpe
Sam Rivers
Blue Note1967
Euterpe
Sam RiversBlue Note1967
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Tranquility
Sam Rivers
Impulse!1974
Tranquility
Sam RiversImpulse!1974
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Zip
Sam Rivers
ECM Records1980
Zip
Sam RiversECM Records1980
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Point Of Many Returns
Sam Rivers
Blue Note1967
Point Of Many Returns
Sam RiversBlue Note1967
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Orb
Sam Rivers
ABC Records1979
Orb
Sam RiversABC Records1979
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