John Tchicai

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Birthday
28, 1936
Birthplace
Denmark
Death Date
Oct 8, 2012 (76)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1936
Birthplace
Denmark
Death Date
Oct 8, 2012 (76)

About

Free jazz saxophonist who performed and recorded with John Coltrane, as well as a series of other ensembles and collaborations like the New York Art Quartet.

Before Fame

He picked up violin first, then moved on to play tenor saxophone, and then toured with many bands in Northern Europe throughout the late 1950s.

Trivia

He was the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in 1997.

Family Life

He and his wife lived in Davis, California in 1991 but they moved to France a decade later.

Associated With

He participated in the 1969 recording of John Lennon's Unfinished Music No.2: Life with the Lions.

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