BUNKY GREEN

Hard Bop / Avant-Garde Jazz / Soul Jazz / Pop/Art Song/Folk / Latin Jazz • United States
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b. 23 April 1935, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Alto saxophonist Green was raised in Milwaukee, where he played with local pianist Billy Wallace. A spell in New York gave him his first big break when he was hired by Charles Mingus as a replacement for Jackie McLean. His brief spell with the eccentric bass player made a deep impression, Mingus' sparing use of notation and his belief that there was no such thing as a wrong note having a lasting influence on Green's own style. After playing with Mingus, Green moved to Chicago where he appeared with several prominent players including Sonny Stitt, Louie Bellson, Andrew Hill, Yusef Lateef and Ira Sullivan, and recorded as leader for the Cadet and Argo labels.

Despite being touted as a future star, Green gradually withdrew from the public eye to develop a career as a leading jazz educator. He taught at Chicago State University from
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Traut 2008
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BUNKY GREEN Testifyin' Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Testifyin' Time
Hard Bop 1965
BUNKY GREEN My Babe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Babe
Soul Jazz 1966
BUNKY GREEN Playin' for Keeps album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Playin' for Keeps
Hard Bop 1966
BUNKY GREEN The Latinization Of Bunky Green album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Latinization Of Bunky Green
Latin Jazz 1966
BUNKY GREEN Transformations album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Transformations
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1977
BUNKY GREEN Visions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Visions
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1978
BUNKY GREEN Places We've Never Been album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Places We've Never Been
Soul Jazz 1979
BUNKY GREEN Healing the Pain album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Healing the Pain
Avant-Garde Jazz 1989
BUNKY GREEN Another Place album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Another Place
Hard Bop 2006

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The Salzau Quartet Live At Jazz Baltica
Avant-Garde Jazz 2008

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