FRANK MORGAN

Hard Bop / Post Bop / Pop/Art Song/Folk • United States
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It is a real rarity for a jazz musician to have his career interrupted for a 30-year period and then be able to make a complete comeback. Frank Morgan showed a great deal of promise in his early days, but it was a long time before he could fulfill his potential. The son of guitarist Stanley Morgan (who played with the Ink Spots), he took up clarinet and alto early on. Morgan moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1947 and won a talent contest, leading to him record a solo with Freddy Martin. Morgan worked on the bop scene of early-'50s Los Angeles, recording with Teddy Charles (1953) and Kenny Clarke (1954), and leading his own album for GNP in 1955. But then 30 years of darkness intruded. A heroin addict (following in the footsteps of his idol Charlie Parker), Morgan was arrested for possession of drugs and read more...
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City Nights: Live at the Jazz StandardCity Nights: Live at the Jazz Standard
Highnote 2004
$23.24 (used)
Listen to the DawnListen to the Dawn
Polygram Records 1994
$44.94
$4.81 (used)
Love, Lost & FoundLove, Lost & Found
Telarc 2006
$7.19
$3.55 (used)
Bop!Bop!
Telarc 2006
$7.07
$5.95 (used)
A Lovesome ThingA Lovesome Thing
Verve Records 2004
$11.00
$2.49 (used)
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FRANK MORGAN Gene Norman Presents Frank Morgan Vol. 12 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gene Norman Presents Frank Morgan Vol. 12
Hard Bop 1955
FRANK MORGAN Easy Living (With Cedar Walton Trio) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Easy Living (With Cedar Walton Trio)
Hard Bop 1985
FRANK MORGAN Frank Morgan / George Cables : Double Image album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank Morgan / George Cables : Double Image
Hard Bop 1986
FRANK MORGAN Lament album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lament
Hard Bop 1986
FRANK MORGAN Yardbird Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yardbird Suite
Hard Bop 1988
FRANK MORGAN Frank Morgan and the McCoy Tyner Trio : Major Changes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank Morgan and the McCoy Tyner Trio : Major Changes
Hard Bop 1988
FRANK MORGAN Mood Indigo album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Mood Indigo
Hard Bop 1989
FRANK MORGAN Reflections album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Reflections
Hard Bop 1989
FRANK MORGAN A Lovesome Thing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Lovesome Thing
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1991
FRANK MORGAN You Must Believe in Spring album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You Must Believe in Spring
Hard Bop 1992
FRANK MORGAN Listen to the Dawn album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Listen to the Dawn
Hard Bop 1994
FRANK MORGAN Love, Lost & Found album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Love, Lost & Found
Hard Bop 1995
FRANK MORGAN Bop! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bop!
Hard Bop 1997
FRANK MORGAN Raising the Standard album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Raising the Standard
Hard Bop 2005
FRANK MORGAN Reflections (Highnote) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Reflections (Highnote)
Hard Bop 2006

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FRANK MORGAN Bebop Lives! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bebop Lives!
Hard Bop 1987
FRANK MORGAN Frank Morgan, Bud Shank ‎: Quiet Fire album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank Morgan, Bud Shank ‎: Quiet Fire
Hard Bop 1991
FRANK MORGAN City Nights album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
City Nights
Hard Bop 2004
FRANK MORGAN A Night in the Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Night in the Life
Hard Bop 2007
FRANK MORGAN Frank Morgan & George Cables : Montreal Memories album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank Morgan & George Cables : Montreal Memories
Post Bop 2018

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FRANK MORGAN Frank Morgan / Gigi Gryce ‎: Bird Calls, Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank Morgan / Gigi Gryce ‎: Bird Calls, Volume 2
Hard Bop 1988

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Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story
Hard Bop 2014

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