PETER KING

Hard Bop / Post Bop / Third Stream / RnB • United Kingdom
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PETER KING - August 11, 1940 - August 23, 2020 Alto, Tenor and Soprano Saxes Composer and Arranger

PETER KING, long considered one of the world's greatest alto saxophonists, is also a prolific composer/arranger working in both the jazz and classical traditions. In a career spanning five decades of musical accomplishment, King has also found time to master the science of aerodynamics and model aviation, a field in which he has published numerous papers inleading journals. His autobiography, Flying High: A Jazz Life and Beyond, is due for publication in 2009

King exploded onto the British jazz scene at the age of 19 performing at the opening of London's internationally famous Jazz Mecca, Ronnie Scott's Club. "Had Scott's Club died overnight and been heard of no more, it could still have justified its existence by pointing to a discovery like Peter King." (Benny Green, 'Jazz Decade, Ten Years At Ronnie Scott's', King's Road Publishing
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PETER KING New Beginning album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Beginning
Hard Bop 1982
PETER KING East 34th Street album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
East 34th Street
Hard Bop 1983
PETER KING The Peter King Quartet ‎: Focus album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Peter King Quartet ‎: Focus
Hard Bop 1983
PETER KING In Paris album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Paris
Hard Bop 1986
PETER KING Peter King , Philippe Briand Trio : Hi Fly album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Peter King , Philippe Briand Trio : Hi Fly
Hard Bop 1988
PETER KING Peter King Quartet : Brother Bernard album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Peter King Quartet : Brother Bernard
Hard Bop 1988
PETER KING Crusade album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Crusade
RnB 1989
PETER KING Tamburello album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tamburello
Third Stream 1995
PETER KING Peter King Quartet : Lush Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Peter King Quartet : Lush Life
Post Bop 1999

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PETER KING Peter King Quintet ‎: 90% Of 1 Per Cent. Live At University College, Oxford album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Peter King Quintet ‎: 90% Of 1 Per Cent. Live At University College, Oxford
Post Bop 1985
PETER KING Peter King , Dick Morrissey, Martin Taylor, The Tony Lee Trio : Live at the Bull album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Peter King , Dick Morrissey, Martin Taylor, The Tony Lee Trio : Live at the Bull
Hard Bop 1988
PETER KING Peter King Quintet Featuring Gerard Presencer With Steve Melling, Alac Dankworth, Steven Keogh ‎: Speed Trap album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Peter King Quintet Featuring Gerard Presencer With Steve Melling, Alac Dankworth, Steven Keogh ‎: Speed Trap
Hard Bop 1996
PETER KING The Peter King Quartet : Footprints album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Peter King Quartet : Footprints
Post Bop 2003
PETER KING Peter King Quartet, The Lyric Quartet, Gordon Beck ‎: Janus album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Peter King Quartet, The Lyric Quartet, Gordon Beck ‎: Janus
Third Stream 2006

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