Joel Futterman

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Birthday
30, 1946
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
30, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Jazz artist and curved soprano saxophonist who had a fruitful partnership with the legendary Jimmy Lyons.

Before Fame

He was active in the Chicago jazz scene from 1964 until 1969. He settled in Virginia Beach in 1972.

Trivia

He authored a book on improvisation and the creative process titled Creative Patterns, as well as The Design, an existential mystery.

Family Life

His brother Ronald had a profound impact on his life.

Associated With

He cited Eric Dolphy, Thelonious Monk, and John Coltrane as his primary musical influences.