CHARLES MCPHERSON

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A Charlie Parker disciple who brings his own lyricism to the bebop language, Charles McPherson has been a reliable figure in modern mainstream jazz for more than 35 years. He played in the Detroit jazz scene of the mid-'50s, moved to New York in 1959, and within a year was working with Charles Mingus. McPherson and his friend Lonnie Hillyer succeeded Eric Dolphy and Ted Curson as regular members of Mingus' band in 1961 and he worked with the bassist off and on up until 1972. Although he and Hillyer had a short-lived quintet in 1966, McPherson was not a full-time leader until 1972. In 1978, he moved to San Diego, which has been his home ever since and sometimes he uses his son, Chuck McPherson, on drums. Charles McPherson, who helped out on the film Bird by playing some of the parts not taken from Charlie Parker records, has read more...
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CHARLES MCPHERSON Bebop Revisited album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bebop Revisited
Bop 1965
CHARLES MCPHERSON Con Alma! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Con Alma!
Bop 1965
CHARLES MCPHERSON From This Moment On album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From This Moment On
Bop 1968
CHARLES MCPHERSON Horizons album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Horizons
Bop 1969
CHARLES MCPHERSON McPherson's Mood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
McPherson's Mood
Bop 1970
CHARLES MCPHERSON Charles McPherson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Charles McPherson
Soul Jazz 1971
CHARLES MCPHERSON Siku Ya Bibi (Day Of The Lady) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Siku Ya Bibi (Day Of The Lady)
Cool Jazz 1972
CHARLES MCPHERSON Today's Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Today's Man
Hard Bop 1973
CHARLES MCPHERSON Beautiful album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Beautiful
Hard Bop 1975
CHARLES MCPHERSON New Horizons album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Horizons
Post Bop 1978
CHARLES MCPHERSON Free Bop! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Free Bop!
Post Bop 1979
CHARLES MCPHERSON The Prophet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Prophet
Post Bop 1983
CHARLES MCPHERSON Follow The Bouncing Ball album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Follow The Bouncing Ball
Bop 1989
CHARLES MCPHERSON First Flight Out album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
First Flight Out
Post Bop 1994
CHARLES MCPHERSON Come Play With Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Come Play With Me
Bop 1995
CHARLES MCPHERSON Manhattan Nocturne album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Manhattan Nocturne
Hard Bop 1997
CHARLES MCPHERSON But Beautiful album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
But Beautiful
Hard Bop 2004
CHARLES MCPHERSON What Is Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
What Is Love
Hard Bop 2010
CHARLES MCPHERSON The Journey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Journey
Hard Bop 2015
CHARLES MCPHERSON Charles McPherson Quartet : Loved Walked In album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Charles McPherson Quartet : Loved Walked In
Hard Bop 2015
CHARLES MCPHERSON Jazz Dance Suites album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Dance Suites
Post Bop 2020

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CHARLES MCPHERSON The Quintet/Live! (aka Live At The Five Spot) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Quintet/Live! (aka Live At The Five Spot)
Bop 1967
CHARLES MCPHERSON Live In Tokyo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Tokyo
Cool Jazz 1976
CHARLES MCPHERSON Illusions In Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Illusions In Blue
Bop 1990
CHARLES MCPHERSON Live At Vartan Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Vartan Jazz
Bop 1997
CHARLES MCPHERSON Live at the Cellar album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Cellar
Post Bop 2002
CHARLES MCPHERSON Charles McPherson With Strings : A Tribute To Charlie Parker album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Charles McPherson With Strings : A Tribute To Charlie Parker
Post Bop 2005
CHARLES MCPHERSON Live at San Sebastián Jazz Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at San Sebastián Jazz Festival
Hard Bop 2019

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