Fat Man and the Hard Blues
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After leaving the World Saxophone Quartet, the innovative altoist/composer Julius Hemphill recorded with an unaccompanied sax sextet. This CD features such great players as Marty Ehrlich, Carl Grubbs, the young James Carter, Andrew White, and baritonist Sam Furnace along with the leader on 14 of Hemphill's compositions. These miniatures (all under seven minutes) are most notable for their fresh melodies, logical arrangements, and spirited ensembles.
Born: January 24, 1938 in Fort Worth, TX
Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s
Top Albums and Songs by Julius Hemphill
||G Song||Raw Materials and Residuals||8:28||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Plateau||Raw Materials and Residuals||9:03||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Long Rhythm||Raw Materials and Residuals||5:05||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Mirrors||Raw Materials and Residuals||7:08||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||C||Raw Materials and Residuals||6:34||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||I Heard That||Revue||3:26||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Leora||Big Band||6:02||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Steppin'||Steppin' With the World Saxophone Quartet||9:07||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Water Music for Woodwinds: Backwater||One Atmosphere - EP||9:17||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Water Music for Woodwinds: King's Pawn||One Atmosphere - EP||7:40||$1.29||View In iTunes|