Noah Howard

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Birthday
6, 1943
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Sep 3, 2010 (67)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
6, 1943
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Sep 3, 2010 (67)

About

New Orleans-born saxophonist known for his work in the free jazz genre. He was a beloved bandleader as well as a sideman to artists like Frank Wright.

Before Fame

He played trumpet as a child and was heavily involved in the music of his local church.

Trivia

Unlike most jazz musicians, he branched out into genres like funk later in life.

Family Life

His wife, Lieve Fransen, survived after his death.

Associated With

He was very much influenced by saxophonists like Albert Ayler as a young man.