Charles McPherson

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Birthday
24, 1939
Birthplace
Missouri
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
24, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
Missouri

About

Alto saxophone player known for his 1960s and early 1970s jazz collaborations with renowned double bass player Charles Mingus.

Before Fame

Early in his musical career, he recorded albums entitled Bebop Revisited! and From This Moment On!

Trivia

He performed with such fellow jazz musicians as pianist Kenny Drew, trumpeter Art Farmer, and double bassist Sam Jones.

Family Life

He was born in Missouri and raised in Detroit, Michigan.

Associated With

He recorded jazz saxophone pieces originally played by legendary musician Charlie Parker for the soundtrack of the 1988 film Bird.