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John Gilmore

ts, 1931-1995 US, Mississippi
Musician of Jazz

American free jazz tenor saxophonist. Born September 28 (or October 29), 1931 in Summit, Mississippi. Died August 19 or 20, 1995 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Gilmore famously gave some saxophone lessons to John Coltrane, but nevertheless choose to spend virtually his entire working life with Sun Ra and his Arkestra. Gilmore also occasionally played bass clarinet and percussion.

     
Instruments
  • Tenor sax
  • Percussion
  • Vocals
  • Drums
  • Clarinet
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Bo-Fill - Rudy Van Gelder 24Bit Mastering on Blowing In From Chicago by Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore
Blue Lights - Rudy Van Gelder 24Bit Mastering on Blowing In From Chicago by Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore
Evil Eye - Rudy Van Gelder 24Bit Mastering on Blowing In From Chicago by Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore
Status Quo - Rudy Van Gelder 24Bit Mastering on Blowing In From Chicago by Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore
Billie's Bounce - Rudy Van Gelder 24Bit Mastering on Blowing In From Chicago by Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore
Let It Stand - Rudy Van Gelder 24Bit Mastering on Blowing In From Chicago by Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore
Everywhere - Rudy Van Gelder 24Bit Mastering on Blowing In From Chicago by Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore
Calls on Turning Point by Various Artists
Ida Lupino on Turning Point by Various Artists
Mr Joy on Turning Point by Various Artists

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Mystery Of BeingSun Ra Quartet Featuring Michael Ray - Luqman Ali - John Gilmore2011Compil.
New StepsSun Ra Quartet Featuring John Gilmore1978Album
Other Voices, Other BluesSun Ra Quartet Featuring John Gilmore1978Album
Turning PointPaul Bley / John Gilmore / Paul Motian / Gary Peacock1975Album
Visits Planet EarthThe Sun Ra Arkestra Featuring John Gilmore, Pat Patrick, Charles Davis1966Album
Blowing In From ChicagoClifford Jordan & John Gilmore1957Album
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