Chico Freeman (born Earl Lavon Freeman Jr.; July 17, 1949) 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.
- ^ Pilchak, Angela (2005). Contemporary Musicians 49. Detroit:Gale. pp. 71–73. ISBN 978-0-7876-8062-6.
- ^ Allmusic biography