COURTNEY PINE

Post Bop / World Fusion / Post-Fusion Contemporary / Acid Jazz / RnB / Pop/Art Song/Folk / Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop / Eclectic Fusion • United Kingdom
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While classified as a jazz musician, Courtney Pine melds a wide variety of influences into his music. The saxophonist and clarinetist has deftly incorporated reggae, electronica, hip-hop, funk and Eastern sounds into his boundary-defying repertoire, working alongside luminaries in each genre. Pine began performing professionally as a teenager, forming the hard-bop outfit Dwarf Steps. From there he toured and recorded with reggae artists General Saint and Clint Eastwood. Pine told Down Beat that his nontraditional, eclectic approach was largely influenced by early exposure to renegade saxophonist Sonny Rollins. "If I'd heard Charlie Parker first, I might have felt alienated," he said. "But Sonny Rollins was playing something I could understand: calypso! He was like my uncle! That sucked me into the music completely!" With Rollins and legendary saxophonist John Coltrane as influences, Pine began participating in jazz workshops with drummer John Stevens, and soon joined the jazz read more...
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COURTNEY PINE Journey to the Urge Within album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Journey to the Urge Within
Post Bop 1986
COURTNEY PINE Destiny's Song & The Image of Pursuance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Destiny's Song & The Image of Pursuance
Post Bop 1988
COURTNEY PINE The Vision's Tale album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Vision's Tale
Post Bop 1989
COURTNEY PINE Closer to Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Closer to Home
World Fusion 1990
COURTNEY PINE Within the Realms of Our Dreams album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Within the Realms of Our Dreams
Post Bop 1991
COURTNEY PINE To the Eyes of Creation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
To the Eyes of Creation
Post Bop 1992
COURTNEY PINE Modern Day Jazz Stories album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Modern Day Jazz Stories
Acid Jazz 1995
COURTNEY PINE Underground album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Underground
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1997
COURTNEY PINE Another Story album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Another Story
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1998
COURTNEY PINE Back in the Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back in the Day
Acid Jazz 2000
COURTNEY PINE Devotion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Devotion
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2003
COURTNEY PINE Resistance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Resistance
Post Bop 2005
COURTNEY PINE Transition in Tradition (En hommage á Sidney Bechet) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Transition in Tradition (En hommage á Sidney Bechet)
Post Bop 2009
COURTNEY PINE Europa album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Europa
Post Bop 2011
COURTNEY PINE House Of Legends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
House Of Legends
World Fusion 2012
COURTNEY PINE Song (The Ballad Book) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Song (The Ballad Book)
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2015
COURTNEY PINE Black Notes from the Deep album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Black Notes from the Deep
RnB 2017

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COURTNEY PINE I'm Still Waiting album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I'm Still Waiting
World Fusion 1990
COURTNEY PINE Butterfly (feat. Omar) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Butterfly (feat. Omar)
Eclectic Fusion 2017

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