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Frank Strozier

as, *1937 US, Memphis, Tennessee
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Frank R. Strozier, Jr. (born June 13, 1937) is an alto saxophonist renowned for his playing in the hard bop idiom.Strozier was born in Memphis, Tennessee, where he learned to play piano. He grew up in a middle-class family. His father, Frank, Sr., was a pharmacist who owned a drug store and his mother, Mildred, worked as a clerk in the same drug store. In 1954, he moved to Chicago, where he performed with Harold Mabern, George Coleman, and Booker Little (all, like Strozier, from Memphis). He recorded with the MJT + 3 from 1959–1960, and led sessions for Vee-Jay Records.

     
Instruments
  • Alto sax
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
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I Don't Know on Fantastic Frank Strozier - Plus by Frank Strozier
Invitation - Stereo on People by Roy Haynes & Frank Strozier
What Kind Of Fool Am I - Stereo on People by Roy Haynes & Frank Strozier
Off Shore on Fantastic Frank Strozier - Plus by Frank Strozier
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise - Stereo on People by Roy Haynes & Frank Strozier
Wives And Lovers - Stereo on People by Roy Haynes & Frank Strozier
Don't Follow the Crowd on Quartets & Sextets by Frank Strozier
Waltz Of The Demons on Fantastic Frank Strozier - Plus by Frank Strozier
The Party's Over - Stereo on People by Roy Haynes & Frank Strozier
W.K. Blues on Fantastic Frank Strozier - Plus by Frank Strozier

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Cool, Calm And CollectedFrank Strozier1993Album
Long NightFrank Strozier1961Album
Fantastic Frank StrozierFrank Strozier1960Album
Runnin' / W. K. BluesFrank Strozier1960Single
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