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Fred Anderson

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Wednesday, January 20 2010

Fred Anderson: 21st Century Chase: 80th Birthday Bash, Live at the Velvet Lounge

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

Fred Anderson: Timeless

"We gotta keep this music goin'!"


Tuesday, February 10 2004

Fred Anderson: Back at the Velvet Lounge

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: On the Run

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.


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Thursday, July 1 2010

Farewell to Fred Anderson

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


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