George Adams

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Annotation

An excellent multi-instrumentist born under Roland Kirk influence, Mr George Rufus Adams is mostly known for his contributions to Mingus formations, and for a quartet he co-led with Don Pullen (another Mingus alumni).

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Wikipedia

George Rufus Adams (April 29, 1940 – November 14, 1992) was an American jazz musician who played tenor saxophone, flute and bass clarinet. He is best known for his work with Charles Mingus, Gil Evans, Roy Haynes and in the quartet he co-led with pianist Don Pullen, featuring bassist Cameron Brown and drummer Dannie Richmond. He was also known for his idiosyncratic singing.

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1975Jazz a Confronto 22George Adams1
1978A Tribute to Monk and BirdThad Jones, George Adams, George Lewis, Stanley Cowell, Reggie Workman, Lenny White, Heiner Stadler1
1979Paradise Space ShuttleGeorge Adams2
1979Sound SuggestionsGeorge Adams2
1980Hand to HandGeorge Adams - Dannie Richmond2
1982Melodic ExcursionsGeorge Adams & Don Pullen2
1983Gentlemen's AgreementGeorge Adams - Dannie Richmond1
1990AmericaGeorge Adams1
1990NightingaleGeorge Adams1
1991BalladsGeorge Adams1
1991Old FeelingGeorge Adams2

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2012The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul NoteGeorge Adams1

Album + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1976Suite For SwingersGeorge Adams1
1977Hannibal in AntibesMarvin "Hannibal" Peterson, George Adams, Diedre Murray, Steve Neil, Makaya Ntshoko2
1978Frankfurt Workshop ’78: Tenor SaxesArchie Shepp, George Adams & Heinz Sauer1
1984More SightingsGeorge Adams, Hannibal1
1984When Sun Lights Up The FutureBilly Cobham & George Adams Featured By The Johannes Faber Quintet1
1989Live - Where Were You?Orange Then Blue Featuring George Adams1

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