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Gary Foster

as, fl, *1936 US, Leavenworth, Kansas
Musician / Composer of Jazz

American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist and flutist. Worked with : Clare Fischer, Louis Bellson, Mike Barone, Ed Shaughnessy, Marty Paich, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Laurindo Almeida, Carmell Jones and others. Born : May 25, 1936 in Leavenworth, Kansas.

  • Alto sax
  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Soprano sax
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • Rock
  • Latin
  • R&B/Soul
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Lady In The Lake on Jazz Moods: Jazz By The Fire by Various Artists
I Cover the Waterfront on Nostalgia by Various Artists
The Peacocks on Jazz Moods: Jazz At Night's End by Various Artists
Lennie's Pennies on Mark Turner Meets Gary Foster by Mark Turner & Gary Foster
Background Music on Mark Turner Meets Gary Foster by Mark Turner & Gary Foster
317 East 32nd Street on Mark Turner Meets Gary Foster by Mark Turner & Gary Foster
Alone Together on Nostalgia by Various Artists
Wonder Why on Jazz Moods: Jazz & The Sunday Times by Various Artists
Ablution on Nostalgia by Various Artists
I Want To Be A Sideman on At Long Last by Rosemary Clooney & Count Basie Orchestra

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
MentorKerry Strayer Septet Featuring Gary Foster2003Album
Play The Music Of Reed KotlerBobby Shew, Gary Foster2001Album
Recorded Live At Maybeck Recital HallAlan Broadbent, Gary Foster1993Album
Make Your Own FunGary Foster1991Album
Whose Woods Are These?Clare Fischer With Woodwinds Featuring: Gary Foster1984Album
Warne Marsh Meets Gary FosterWarne Marsh, Gary Foster1983Album
StarbrightClare Fischer and Gary Foster1983Album
Empty Suit BluesRay Linn And The Chicago Stompers With Dave Frishberg, Gary Foster, Bob Havens ' Jim Hughart, Eddie Miller, Dick Berk & Mary Ann McCall1981Album
Straight Ahead (Pa'lante)Poncho Sanchez Featuring Gary Foster And Alex Acuña Conducted And Arranged By Clare Fischer1980Album
A Beautiful FriendshipGary Foster with Mitsuaki Kanno Trio1979Album
Report Of The 1st Annual Symposium On Relaxed ImprovisationWarne Marsh / Clare Fischer / Gary Foster1973Album
Grand Cru ClasséGary Foster1973Album
SubconsciouslyGary Foster1968Album
ImaginationGary FosterAlbum
Kansas City ConnectionGary FosterAlbum
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