Evan Parker

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Birthday
5, 1944
Birthplace
Bristol, England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
5, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Bristol, England

About

Key figure in the free jazz movement, pioneer of various sax techniques, and known as a master of improvisation.

Before Fame

He was originally inspired by cool jazz players like Paul Desmond.

Trivia

His breathing and tonguing techniques were initially so intense that he would find blood dripping from his saxophone mouthpiece.

Family Life

His father was a former union activist.

Associated With

He was a guest musician on the Scott Walker album Climate of Hunter.