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Chico Freeman

ts, *1949 US, Chicago
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Earl Lavon Freeman Jr

Chico Freeman (born Earl Lavon Freeman Jr.; July 17, 1949) is a modern jazz tenor saxophonist and trumpeter and son of jazz saxophonist Von Freeman. He began recording as lead musician in 1976 with Morning Prayer, won the New York Jazz Award in 1979 and earned the Stereo Review Record of the Year in 1981 for his album The Outside Within.

  • Tenor sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Autumn in New York on Spirit Sensitive by Chico Freeman
Peace on Spirit Sensitive by Chico Freeman
Latina Bonita on All in the Family by George Freeman & Chico Freeman
A Child Is Born on Spirit Sensitive by Chico Freeman
Lonnie's Lament on Spirit Sensitive by Chico Freeman
You Don't Have to Say You're Sorry on Spirit Sensitive by Chico Freeman
Wise One on Spirit Sensitive by Chico Freeman
It Never Entered My Mind on Spirit Sensitive by Chico Freeman
I'll Be There on The Mystical Dreamer by Chico Freeman & Brainstorm
Close to You Alone on Spirit Sensitive by Chico Freeman

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Live At Aquanet Jazz Festival , Poznań 2016Dawid Kostka Quartet, Chico Freeman2016Album
The ArrivalChico Freeman, Heiri Känzig2015Album
Outside ZoomCaryl Baker, Chico Freeman2013Album
ElvinChico Freeman2012Album
Lord Riff And MeChico Freeman2010Album
Essence Of SilenceChico Freeman2010Album
David Murray, Chico Freeman With ÖzayDavid Murray, Chico Freeman With Özay2010Album
Tell Me The TruthAthina Feat. Chico Freeman2005Album
UntitledOrchestre Tziganes De Sulukule / Ravy Magnifique's Meeting IV Feat. David Liebman & Chico Freeman / Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers2004Album
Homage to CubaIdris Ackamoor Ensemble With Chico Freeman2004Album
Oh, By The WayChico Freeman Y Guataca2001Album
The Courage To Listen To Your HeartSangoma Everett, Chico Freeman, Mal Waldron, Cecil McBee1997Album
The EmissaryChico Freeman1996Album
The Wake KeepingAlbert Mangelsdorff, Chico Freeman, Reto Weber Percussion Orchestra1996Album
Still SensitiveChico Freeman1995Album
Luminous/The Unspoken WordChico Freeman / Arthur Blythe1994Album
Synthophone Riffs For Deejays Volume 1Chico Freeman1993Album
In The MomentChico Freeman With Jazz On The Line1993Album
Synthophone Riffs For Deejays Volume 2.Chico Freeman1993Album
ThresholdChico Freeman & Brainstorm1993Album
Groovin' LateChico Freeman1993Album
Salutes The SaxophoneRoots - Arthur Blythe, Sam Rivers, Nathan Davis, Chico Freeman, Don Pullen, Santi Debriano, Tommy Campbell1992Album
Up And DownChico Freeman - Mal Waldron Featuring Tiziana Ghiglioni1992Album
Sweet ExplosionChico Freeman And Brainstorm1990Album
You'll Know When You Get ThereChico Freeman Feat. Von Freeman1989Album
Freeman & FreemanChico Freeman / Von Freeman1989Album
The Mystical DreamerBrainstorm Featuring Chico Freeman1989Album
LuminousChico Freeman / Arthur Blythe1989Album
Tales Of EllingtonChico Freeman1987Album
Live At Ronnie Scott's LondonChico Freeman1986Album
The Pied PiperChico Freeman1986Album
TangentsChico Freeman Featuring Bobby McFerrin1984Album
The SearchChico Freeman1983Album
Fathers & SonsWynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis - Chico Freeman, Von Freeman1982Album
Tradition In TransitionChico Freeman1982Album
Destiny's DanceChico Freeman1982Album
The Outside WithinChico Freeman1981Album
Peaceful Heart, Gentle SpiritChico Freeman1980Album
Spirit SensitiveChico Freeman1979Album
CompassionCecil McBee Sextet With Chico Freeman1979Album
Beyond The RainChico Freeman1978Album
WarriorsDon Pullen, Chico Freeman, Fred Hopkins, Bobby Battle1978Album
Kings Of MaliChico Freeman1978Album
ChicoChico Freeman1977Album
Morning PrayerChico Freeman1976Album
Face To Face (Jazzfest Berlin '99)Chico Freeman & Franco Ambrosetti Meet The Reto Weber Percussion OrchestraAlbum
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