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James Newton

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James Newton

James Newton has been played on NTS shows including SOS Radio w/ Sofie, with Fleurette Africaine (The African Flower) first played on 11 September 2018.

James W. Newton (b. Los Angeles, California, May 1, 1953) is a prominent American jazz flautist, composer, and conductor.

From his earliest years, James Newton grew up immersed in the sounds of African American music, including urban blues, rhythm and blues, and gospel. In his early teens he played electric bass guitar, alto saxophone, and clarinet. In high school he took up the flute, influenced by Eric Dolphy and Roland Kirk. In addition to taking lessons in classical music on flute,…

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Solomon, Chief Of Wise Men
James Newton
ECM Records1982
Solomon, Chief Of Wise Men
James NewtonECM Records1982
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The Dabtara
James Newton
ECM Records1982
The Dabtara
James NewtonECM Records1982
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Fleurette Africaine (The African Flower)
James Newton
Blue Note1985
Fleurette Africaine (The African Flower)
James NewtonBlue Note1985
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Cottontail
James Newton
Blue Note1985
Cottontail
James NewtonBlue Note1985
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