American jazz guitarist best known for his collaborations with musicians like organist Richard "Groove" Holmes.
He first became a member of a Johnny Griffin-led sextet in 1947.
His solo debut, 1969's Birth Sign, featured musicians like saxophonist Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre.
His brother is saxophonist Von Freeman.
He and pianist Dolo Coker both worked as sidemen for Gene Ammons.