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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."

  • Piano
  • Xylophone
  • Vocals
  • 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
Switch on Next Stop ... Soweto Vol. 3: Giants, Ministers and Makers: Jazz in South Africa 1963-1984 by Various Artists
Sangena on En Concert by Archie Shepp & Chris McGregor
I Remember Billy on African Sound by Chris McGregor
Eclipse at Dawn on African Sound by Chris McGregor
Early Bird on African Sound by Chris McGregor
Country Cooking on En Concert by Archie Shepp & Chris McGregor

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Band Members

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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