Wednesday, January 20 2010
Recorded live at his home club on Chicago's south side, Anderson is joined at his birthday gig by a top-notch group for three long-form pieces that skronk, squeal, soothe, and swing.
Wednesday, July 26 2006
"We gotta keep this music goin'!"
Tuesday, February 10 2004
Fred Anderson has a lovely sound on tenor saxophone, bigger than Sonny Rollins and more on the lines of the sort of thing Charlie Rouse and Anderson's fellow-Chicagoan Gene Ammons.
Monday, November 12 2001
Fred Anderson is what jazz musicians have always been about -- learning to craft their music over a lifetime, never feeling like they've "arrived", and nurturing new generations of talent by providing an example and providing them with the opportunity to learn and grow in a supportive environment.
Wednesday, June 30 2010
Earlier in June, saxophone legend Fred Anderson had suffered a heart attack and then fell into a coma in a Chicago hospital. He died soon