PHIL COHRAN

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Kelan Phil Cohran (May 8, 1927 – June 28, 2017) was a jazz musician. He was best known for playing trumpet in the Sun Ra Arkestra in Chicago from 1959 to 1961, and for his involvement in the foundation of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM).

Cohran was born in Oxford, Mississippi and grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He played trumpet in bands led by Jay McShann in the early 1950s, and then in a U.S. Navy band.

He was introduced to the Sun Ra Arkestra by John Gilmore in 1959. He appeared on the albums Fate In A Pleasant Mood and Angels and Demons at Play among others. He played mostly trumpet and sometimes stringed instruments such as the zither.

When the Arkestra moved from Chicago in 1961, Cohran declined to accompany them. In 1965 he took part in the founding of the Association for the Advancement
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PHIL COHRAN Philip Cohran And The Artistic Heritage Ensemble : On The Beach album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Philip Cohran And The Artistic Heritage Ensemble : On The Beach
African Fusion 1967
PHIL COHRAN Kelan Phil Cohran and Legacy : African Skies album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kelan Phil Cohran and Legacy : African Skies
World Fusion 2010
PHIL COHRAN Kelan Philip Cohran And The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kelan Philip Cohran And The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
World Fusion 2012
PHIL COHRAN Meditation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Meditation
World Fusion 2013

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PHIL COHRAN Philip Cohran & The Artistic Heritage Ensemble ‎: The Malcolm X Memorial (A Tribute In Music) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Philip Cohran & The Artistic Heritage Ensemble ‎: The Malcolm X Memorial (A Tribute In Music)
African Fusion 1968
PHIL COHRAN Phil Cohran And The Artistic Heritage Ensemble : The Spanish Suite (Martina, Delores, & Marguirite) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Phil Cohran And The Artistic Heritage Ensemble : The Spanish Suite (Martina, Delores, & Marguirite)
World Fusion 2009
PHIL COHRAN Phil Cohran And The Artistic Heritage Ensemble : Armageddon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Phil Cohran And The Artistic Heritage Ensemble : Armageddon
Progressive Big Band 2010

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PHIL COHRAN Philip Cohran And The Artistic Heritage Ensemble : Singles album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Philip Cohran And The Artistic Heritage Ensemble : Singles
World Fusion 2007
PHIL COHRAN Philip Cohran And The Artistic Heritage Ensemble : The Zulu 45s Collection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Philip Cohran And The Artistic Heritage Ensemble : The Zulu 45s Collection
World Fusion 2010

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