FRED ANDERSON

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Tenor saxophonist extraordinare, Fred Anderson was born in Monroe, Louisiana in 1929. In 1940, Fred migrated to Evanston, Illinois, and also lived for a time in Gary, Indiana. Making a living waiting tables, and installing carpet, Fred Anderson honed his skills on tenor. He cites his primary musical influence as Charlie Parker because of Bird's profound knowledge of the saxophone.

In the early 1960's, Fred came in contact with more and more members of the soon-to-be-formed AACM. In 1964, he performed on what many to consider to be the first AACM concert which featured Fred, Billy Brimfield (trumpet), Joseph Jarman (woodwinds), Arthur Reed (drums), Charles Clark (bass). The first formal meetings of the AACM occured in mid-year of 1965, and Fred was an early member. Fred recalls, "I was at one of the earlier meetings. I think it was the first or second meeting. We sat down and talked about
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Fred Anderson Quartet Live Volume IVFred Anderson Quartet Live Volume IV
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Asian Improv Records Inc. 2016
$17.00
Fred Anderson Quintessential Birthday TrioFred Anderson Quintessential Birthday Trio
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Asian Improv Records Inc. 2015
$20.00
Fred Anderson Quartet - Live at Velvet Lounge Volume IIIFred Anderson Quartet - Live at Velvet Lounge Volume III
Asian Improv Records 2008
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BirdhouseBirdhouse
Okka Disc 2010
$19.88
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FRED ANDERSON The Missing Link album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Missing Link
Avant-Garde Jazz 1984
FRED ANDERSON Birdhouse album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Birdhouse
Avant-Garde Jazz 1996
FRED ANDERSON Vintage Duets: Chicago 1-11-80 (with Steve McCall) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vintage Duets: Chicago 1-11-80 (with Steve McCall)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1996
FRED ANDERSON Fred Anderson / DKV Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fred Anderson / DKV Trio
Avant-Garde Jazz 1997
FRED ANDERSON Chicago Chamber Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chicago Chamber Music
Avant-Garde Jazz 1997
FRED ANDERSON Back Together Again (with Hamid Drake) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back Together Again (with Hamid Drake)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2004
FRED ANDERSON From The River To The Ocean (with Hamid Drake) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From The River To The Ocean (with Hamid Drake)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2007
FRED ANDERSON Black Horn Long Gone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Black Horn Long Gone
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009
FRED ANDERSON Staying in the Game album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Staying in the Game
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009

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FRED ANDERSON Another Place album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Another Place
Avant-Garde Jazz 1978
FRED ANDERSON Dark Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dark Day
Avant-Garde Jazz 1979
FRED ANDERSON Volume One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Volume One
Avant-Garde Jazz 1999
FRED ANDERSON Live at the Velvet Lounge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Velvet Lounge
Avant-Garde Jazz 1999
FRED ANDERSON The Milwaukee Tapes Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Milwaukee Tapes Vol. 1
Avant-Garde Jazz 2000
FRED ANDERSON 2 Days In April (with Hamid Drake/'Kidd' Jordan) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
2 Days In April (with Hamid Drake/'Kidd' Jordan)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2000
FRED ANDERSON Volume Two album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Volume Two
Avant-Garde Jazz 2000
FRED ANDERSON On the Run: Live at the Velvet Lounge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On the Run: Live at the Velvet Lounge
Avant-Garde Jazz 2001
FRED ANDERSON Back at the Velvet Lounge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back at the Velvet Lounge
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003
FRED ANDERSON Blue Winter (with Hamid Drake / William Parker) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Winter (with Hamid Drake / William Parker)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
FRED ANDERSON Timeless: Live at the Velvet Lounge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Timeless: Live at the Velvet Lounge
Avant-Garde Jazz 2006
FRED ANDERSON The Great Vision Concert (with Harrison Bankhead) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Great Vision Concert (with Harrison Bankhead)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2007
FRED ANDERSON Live at the Velvet Lounge - Volume III album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Velvet Lounge - Volume III
Avant-Garde Jazz 2008
FRED ANDERSON A Night At The Velvet Lounge (Made In Chicago 2007) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Night At The Velvet Lounge (Made In Chicago 2007)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009
FRED ANDERSON Birthday Live 2000 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Birthday Live 2000
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009
FRED ANDERSON 21st Century Chase album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
21st Century Chase
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009
FRED ANDERSON Quintessential Birthday Trio Vol. II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Quintessential Birthday Trio Vol. II
Avant-Garde Jazz 2015
FRED ANDERSON Fred Anderson Quartet Live Volume IV album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fred Anderson Quartet Live Volume IV
Avant-Garde Jazz 2016
FRED ANDERSON Fred Anderson Quartet :  Live Volume V album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fred Anderson Quartet : Live Volume V
Avant-Garde Jazz 2019

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