Morning Prayer is a 1976 album by Chico Freeman, released on India Navigation and the Japanese Whynot Records.
This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1976.
Chico Freeman is a modern jazz tenor saxophonist and trumpeter and son of jazz saxophonist Von Freeman. He began recording as lead musician in 1976 with Morning Prayer, won the New York Jazz Award in 1979 and earned the Stereo Review Record of the Year in 1981 for his album The Outside Within.
India Navigation was an American record company and independent record label that specialized in avant-garde jazz in the 1970s and 1980s. It was founded by Bob Cummins, a corporate lawyer who helped jazz musicians with legal matters. Its catalogue included Arthur Blythe, Hamiet Bluiett, Chico Freeman, Cecil McBee, and the Revolutionary Ensemble. In addition to this, some recordings of minimal music, such as Arnold Dreyblatt, Phill Niblock and Joseph Celli, or Tom Johnson, also appeared.
Henry Threadgill is an American composer, saxophonist and flautist. He came to prominence in the 1970s leading ensembles rooted in jazz but with unusual instrumentation and often incorporating other genres of music. He has performed and recorded with several ensembles: Air, Aggregation Orb, Make a Move, the seven-piece Henry Threadgill Sextett, the twenty-piece Society Situation Dance Band, Very Very Circus, X-75, and Zooid.
Muhal Richard Abrams was an American educator, administrator, composer, arranger, clarinetist, cellist, and jazz pianist in the free jazz medium. He recorded and toured the United States, Canada and Europe with his orchestra, sextet, quartet, duo and as a solo pianist. His musical affiliations constitute a "who's who" of the jazz world, including Max Roach, Dexter Gordon, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Art Farmer, Sonny Stitt, Anthony Braxton, and The Art Ensemble of Chicago.
Cecil McBee is an American jazz bassist, one of the most influential in the history of jazz. McBee has recorded as a leader only a handful of times since the 1970s, but has contributed as a sideman to a number of jazz albums.
Yūji Takahashi is a composer, pianist, critic, conductor, and author.
Francisco "Chico" Buarque de Hollanda, popularly known simply as Chico Buarque is a Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, composer, playwright, writer and poet. He is best known for his music, which often includes social, economic and cultural commentary on Brazil.
João Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira, known as João Gilberto, is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He created the musical genre of bossa nova in the late 1950s.
Julia Wolfe is an American composer whose music, according to the Wall Street Journal, has "long inhabited a terrain of its own, a place where classical forms are recharged by the repetitive patterns of minimalism and the driving energy of rock." Her work Anthracite Fields, an oratorio for chorus and instruments, was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Music. In 2015 Wolfe received the Herb Alpert Award. In September 2016 Wolfe was named a MacArthur Fellow.
Strangers in the Night is a 1966 studio album by Frank Sinatra. It marked Sinatra's return to number one on the pop album charts in the mid-1960s, and consolidated the comeback he started in 1965. Combining pop hits with show tunes and standards, the album creates a balance between big band and pop instrumentation. The single "Strangers in the Night" also reached number one on the pop single charts, while "Summer Wind" would slowly become a classic, used for television commercials and mood-setting entrances by the 2000s.
Mercer Kennedy Ellington was an American musician, composer, and arranger.
Jacques Castérède was a French composer and pianist.
Mary Jeanne van Appledorn was an American composer of contemporary classical music and pianist.
The Complete On the Corner Sessions is a posthumous box set by American jazz musician Miles Davis, released on October 2, 2007, by Columbia Records. Like other Davis box sets, the included material is taken from a wider chronology of sessions than the dates which actually produced the titular album. The Complete On the Corner Sessions compiles material from 1972 through 1975 which, due to lineup changes Davis made throughout the era, features over two dozen musicians.
Ryōhei Hirose) was a Japanese composer.
Steve McCall was an American jazz drummer.
Spirit Sensitive is a hard-bop jazz album by Chico Freeman on India Navigation Records IN 1045.
Chico is a post-bop jazz lp by Chico Freeman on India Navigation Records IN 1031 -on which Chico switches between tenor saxophone, bass clarinet and flute during long, explorative tracks.
Peaceful Heart, Gentle Spirit is an album by American jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman recorded in 1980 and released on the Contemporary label.
Beyond the Rain is an album by American jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman recorded in 1977 and released on the Contemporary label.
Compassion is a live album by bassist Cecil McBee's Sextet recorded at Sweet Basil in 1977 and released on the Enja label.
This is the discography for American jazz musician Chico Freeman.
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