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Chris McGregor

p, 1936-1990 ZA
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Christopher McGregor.

South African jazz pianist, composer and bandleader. Born : December 24, 1936 in Umtata (or) in Somerset West, South Africa. Died : May 26, 1990 in Ager, France. Chris, South African, son of a Scottish missionary and in exile since 1963, was bandleader groups "Brotherhood of Breath" and "Blue Notes."

     
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Xylophone
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Folk
  • World
  • Pop
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Now on African Sound by Chris McGregor
Country Cooking - Re-Master on Cape Jazz, Vol. 3: Goema by Various Artists
Switch on African Sound by Chris McGregor
Kippie on African Sound by Chris McGregor
Sangena on En Concert by Archie Shepp & Chris McGregor
Switch on Next Stop ... Soweto Vol. 3: Giants, Ministers and Makers: Jazz in South Africa 1963-1984 by Various Artists
Eclipse at Dawn on African Sound by Chris McGregor
I Remember Billy on African Sound by Chris McGregor
Early Bird on African Sound by Chris McGregor
Jikele on En Concert by Archie Shepp & Chris McGregor

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Sea Breezes: Solo Piano - Live In Durban 1987Chris McGregor2012Album
In His Good TimeChris McGregor1979Album
Piano Song Vol 1Chris McGregor1977Album
Piano Song Vol 2Chris McGregor1977Album
Aiye Nla / OmonikeTunji Oyelana With Chris McGregor1968Single
Ko Gbele Oko / Lisabi EgbaTunji Oyelana With Chris McGregor1968Single
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