DICK MORRISSEY

Hard Bop / RnB / Pop/Art Song/Folk • United Kingdom
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Saxophonist Dick Morrissey towered among the finest and most innovative British jazz musicians of his generation when he teamed with guitarist Jim Mullen to spearhead the UK fusion movement of the 1970s. Born May 9, 1940 in Horley, England, Morrissey taught himself the clarinet at age 16, later mastering all of the saxophones and the flute. In his late teens, while apprenticing as a jeweler, he played with the Original Climax Jazz Band, followed by a stint in trumpeter Gus Galbraith's septet, where alto saxophonist Pete King introduced Morrissey to his chief inspiration, Charlie Parker. Tenor saxophone remained his weapon of choice for years to follow, and as he gravitated to bebop. Morrissey formed his own quartet in the spring of 1960 and cut his debut LP, It's Morrissey, Man!, the following year. He spent much of 1962 in Calcutta, where he joined the Ashley Kozak Quartet during their lengthy read more...
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DICK MORRISSEY The Dick Morrissey Quartet ‎: It's Morrissey, Man! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Dick Morrissey Quartet ‎: It's Morrissey, Man!
Hard Bop 1961
DICK MORRISSEY The Dick Morrissey Quartet ‎: Have You Heard? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Dick Morrissey Quartet ‎: Have You Heard?
Hard Bop 1963
DICK MORRISSEY The Dick Morrissey Quartet : Storm Warning! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Dick Morrissey Quartet : Storm Warning!
Hard Bop 1966
DICK MORRISSEY The Dick Morrissey Quartet ‎: Here And Now And Sounding Good! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Dick Morrissey Quartet ‎: Here And Now And Sounding Good!
Hard Bop 1967
DICK MORRISSEY After Dark album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
After Dark
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1983
DICK MORRISSEY Souliloquy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Souliloquy
RnB 1986
DICK MORRISSEY On The Spot-The Complete Recordings 1961-63 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On The Spot-The Complete Recordings 1961-63
Hard Bop 2013
DICK MORRISSEY Jazz For Moderns album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz For Moderns
Hard Bop 2017

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DICK MORRISSEY There And Back album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
There And Back
Hard Bop 1997
DICK MORRISSEY The Lost 77 Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Lost 77 Recordings
Hard Bop 2011
DICK MORRISSEY The Dick Morrissey Quartet : Live Storm Warning! Manchester 1966 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Dick Morrissey Quartet : Live Storm Warning! Manchester 1966
Hard Bop 2011
DICK MORRISSEY Live At The Bell 1972 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Bell 1972
Hard Bop 2017

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