GARY BARTZ

Post Bop / Fusion / RnB / Funk Jazz / Pop/Art Song/Folk / Avant-Garde Jazz • United States
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b. 26th September 1940, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. Gary Bartz took up the alto sax at the age of eleven. As a teenager Gary had played sax in his father's nightclub, sitting in with Art Blakey and George Benson. He had started on alto at age 11 and, after studying at Juilliard and the Peabody Conservatory, Bartz worked with the Max Roach-Abbey Lincoln group in 1964. He followed that up by stints with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers (1965-66), McCoy Tyner and Blue Mitchell. Bartz made a strong impression with Miles Davis' 1970-71 fusion group, emerging as perhaps the strongest soloist on the recording 'Live / Evil'. The altoist, who had recorded as a leader for Milestone and Prestige fairly regularly since 1967, did some of his finest work at the 1973 Montreux Jazz Festival (released on Prestige as 'I've Known Rivers and Other Bodies'). In 1970 he worked with Miles Davis, then in 1972 switched to the Prelude read more...
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GARY BARTZ Libra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Libra
Post Bop 1968
GARY BARTZ Another Earth album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Another Earth
Post Bop 1969
GARY BARTZ Harlem Bush Music - Taifa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Harlem Bush Music - Taifa
RnB 1971
GARY BARTZ Harlem Bush Music - Uhuru album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Harlem Bush Music - Uhuru
RnB 1971
GARY BARTZ Gary Bartz NTU Troop ‎: Juju Street Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Bartz NTU Troop ‎: Juju Street Songs
Fusion 1972
GARY BARTZ Gary Bartz NTU Troop ‎: Follow, The Medicine Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Bartz NTU Troop ‎: Follow, The Medicine Man
Funk Jazz 1973
GARY BARTZ Gary Bartz, Lee Konitz, Charlie Mariano, Jackie McLean ‎: Altissimo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Bartz, Lee Konitz, Charlie Mariano, Jackie McLean ‎: Altissimo
Post Bop 1973
GARY BARTZ Ntu With Gary Bartz : Singerella - A Ghetto Fairy Tale album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ntu With Gary Bartz : Singerella - A Ghetto Fairy Tale
Funk Jazz 1974
GARY BARTZ The Shadow Do album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Shadow Do
Funk Jazz 1975
GARY BARTZ Ju Ju Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ju Ju Man
Post Bop 1976
GARY BARTZ Music Is My Sanctuary album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music Is My Sanctuary
RnB 1977
GARY BARTZ Love Song album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Love Song
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1977
GARY BARTZ Love Affair album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Love Affair
Funk Jazz 1978
GARY BARTZ Bartz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bartz
RnB 1980
GARY BARTZ Monsoon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Monsoon
Post Bop 1988
GARY BARTZ Reflections of Monk - The Final Frontier album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Reflections of Monk - The Final Frontier
Post Bop 1989
GARY BARTZ Shadows album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shadows
Post Bop 1992
GARY BARTZ The Red And Orange Poems album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Red And Orange Poems
Post Bop 1994
GARY BARTZ Episode One : Children of Harlem album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Episode One : Children of Harlem
Post Bop 1994
GARY BARTZ Alto Memories (with Sonny Fortune) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alto Memories (with Sonny Fortune)
Post Bop 1994
GARY BARTZ The Blues Chronicles - Tales of life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Blues Chronicles - Tales of life
Fusion 1996
GARY BARTZ Soprano Stories album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soprano Stories
Post Bop 2005
GARY BARTZ Coltrane Rules: Tao Of A Music Warrior album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coltrane Rules: Tao Of A Music Warrior
Post Bop 2012
GARY BARTZ Coltrane Rules Tao Of A Music Warrior Volume II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coltrane Rules Tao Of A Music Warrior Volume II
Post Bop 2015
GARY BARTZ Gary Bartz & Maisha : Night Dreamer Direct-To-Disc Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Bartz & Maisha : Night Dreamer Direct-To-Disc Sessions
Fusion 2020

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GARY BARTZ Gary Bartz NTU Troop ‎: Home! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Bartz NTU Troop ‎: Home!
Avant-Garde Jazz 1970
GARY BARTZ Gary Bartz NTU Troop ‎: I've Known Rivers And Other Bodies album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Bartz NTU Troop ‎: I've Known Rivers And Other Bodies
Fusion 1973
GARY BARTZ Dance Of Magic (Live At Nemu Jazz Inn -1) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dance Of Magic (Live At Nemu Jazz Inn -1)
Fusion 1975
GARY BARTZ West 42nd Street album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
West 42nd Street
Post Bop 1990
GARY BARTZ There Goes the Neighborhood! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
There Goes the Neighborhood!
Post Bop 1991
GARY BARTZ Live @ the Jazz Standard, Vol. 1: Soulstice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live @ the Jazz Standard, Vol. 1: Soulstice
Post Bop 1999
GARY BARTZ Gary Bartz, Jeanne Lee, Jorge Pardo ‎: Music For Ebbe - Live In San Sebastian album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Bartz, Jeanne Lee, Jorge Pardo ‎: Music For Ebbe - Live In San Sebastian
Post Bop 1999
GARY BARTZ The Montreal Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Montreal Concert
Post Bop 2001
GARY BARTZ Mae Velha - Live at the Jazz Standard Vol. 2 album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Mae Velha - Live at the Jazz Standard Vol. 2
Post Bop 2005

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GARY BARTZ Harlem Bush Music: Taifa & Uhuru album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Harlem Bush Music: Taifa & Uhuru
RnB 1997
GARY BARTZ Gary Bartz Ntu Troop ‎: Juju Street Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Bartz Ntu Troop ‎: Juju Street Songs
Funk Jazz 1997
GARY BARTZ Harlem Bush Music - Taifa / Uhuru album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Harlem Bush Music - Taifa / Uhuru
RnB 1997
GARY BARTZ Libra/Another Earth album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Libra/Another Earth
Post Bop 1998
GARY BARTZ Anthology album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Anthology
Post Bop 2004

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