GEORGE BRAITH

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Multi-reedist George Braith was one of the very few jazz musicians to follow in the footsteps of Rahsaan Roland Kirk in playing multiple instruments at the same time. Born George Braithwaite on June 27, 1939, in New York City, Braith's West Indian parents encouraged all of their nine children to pursue music, especially for church; at age ten, Braith formed a Calypso band and soon began studying woodwinds. At 15, his jazz quintet played a summer in the Catskills, and at 17, he was discovered by critic Nat Hentoff; after graduating high school, Braith toured Europe with his quintet, studied at the Manhattan School of Music, and gigged around the East Coast. He began to develop his two-horn technique in 1961, using a stritch (a type of straight alto) and a soprano sax that were configured to be played with one hand apiece; he also developed a double horn, dubbed read more...
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GEORGE BRAITH Two Souls In One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Two Souls In One
Soul Jazz 1963
GEORGE BRAITH Soul Stream album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Stream
Hard Bop 1963
GEORGE BRAITH Laughing Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Laughing Soul
Soul Jazz 1966
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Extension
Hard Bop 1967
GEORGE BRAITH Musart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Musart
Soul Jazz 1967
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Bip Bop Bam
World Fusion 2006
GEORGE BRAITH Boptronics album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Boptronics
RnB 2006
GEORGE BRAITH Bop Rock Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bop Rock Blues
Funk Jazz 2007

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GEORGE BRAITH Double Your Pleasure - Live At The University Of The Street album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Double Your Pleasure - Live At The University Of The Street
Hard Bop 1992
GEORGE BRAITH George Braith & Friends , Volume 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Braith & Friends , Volume 1
Hard Bop 2002
GEORGE BRAITH George Braith & Friends, Vol. III : Live in Barcelona album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Braith & Friends, Vol. III : Live in Barcelona
Hard Bop 2003
GEORGE BRAITH Barcelona Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Barcelona Blues
Hard Bop 2006
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Live at Jazz am Berg
Hard Bop 2016

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GEORGE BRAITH Complete Blue Note Sessions album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Complete Blue Note Sessions
Hard Bop 2001

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