Fred Anderson

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Birthday
22, 1929
Birthplace
Monroe, LA
Death Date
Jun 24, 2010 (81)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1929
Birthplace
Monroe, LA
Death Date
Jun 24, 2010 (81)

About

One of the founders of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians who was an avant garde recording artist. He ran a practice space called the Birdhouse for a few years in the late 1970s.

Before Fame

He taught himself saxophone, attended Roy Knapp Conservatory in Chicago and went on to open a series of successful nightclubs in Chicago.

Trivia

He appeared on more than twenty albums over the course of his career.

Family Life

He was born in Monroe, Louisiana and grew up in the South before his family settled in Evanston, Illinois.

Associated With

Both Anderson and Ernie Watts have been Grammy-nominated for their recordings.