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Russ Freeman

p, 1926-2002 US, Chicago
Musician / Composer / Producer of Jazz
A.k.a. Russell Donald Freeman

Russell Donald Freeman (May 28, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois – June 27, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada) was a bebop and cool jazz pianist and composer.Initially, Freeman was classically trained. His reputation as a jazz pianist grew in the 1940s after working with Art Pepper and Shorty Rogers. Numerous collaborations followed in the 1950s with Chet Baker and Shelly Manne.In 1957 he collaborated with André Previn on the album Double Play!, where they both played piano, accompanied only by Manne on drums.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Harpsichord
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
After The Love Has Gone on The Benoit / Freeman Project by David Benoit & Russ Freeman
East River Drive on Drive by Russ Freeman
Anywhere Near You on Drive by Russ Freeman
Samba Del Luna on From The Redwoods To The Rockies by Russ Freeman & Craig Chaquico
Villa By The Sea on Drive by Russ Freeman
Taos on Topaz by The Rippingtons
When She Believed In Me on The Benoit / Freeman Project by David Benoit & Russ Freeman
Club Havana on Benoit/Freeman 2 by David Benoit & Russ Freeman
Jamaican Nights on Nocturnal Playground by Russ Freeman
Riders Of The Ancient Winds on From The Redwoods To The Rockies by Russ Freeman & Craig Chaquico

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Seven Classic AlbumsRuss Freeman2017Compil.
TrioRuss Freeman / Dick Twardzik2007Album
Mosaic Select: The Pacific Jazz Piano TriosRuss Freeman, Dick Twardzik, Jimmy Rowles, Clare Fischer2005Album
Pretty / Groovy, Vol. 1Chet Baker Quartet, Russ Freeman2000Single
The Richard Twardzik & Russ Freeman TriosDick Twardzik & Russ Freeman1989Compil.
Happy SessionBenny Goodman And His Orchestra Featuring André Previn And Russ Freeman1988Album
The Complete Pacific Jazz Studio Recordings Of The Chet Baker Quartet With Russ FreemanChet Baker Quartet With Russ Freeman1987Album
The Complete Pacific Jazz Live Recordings Of The Chet Baker Quartet With Russ FreemanChet Baker Quartet With Russ Freeman1985Album
Cool Baker Vol. 2Chet Baker Quartet Featuring Russ Freeman1983Compil.
Cool Baker Vol. 1Chet Baker Quartet Featuring Russ Freeman1983Compil.
One On OneRuss Freeman & Shelly Manne1982Album
More Drums On Fire!Sonny Payne, Mel Lewis, Benny Barth, Armando Peraza, Ray Mosca With Freddie Gambrell, The Mastersounds, Zoot Sims, Russ Freeman1959Album
Mucho Calor (Much Heat)Conte Candoli, Jack Costanzo, Chuck Flores, Russ Freeman, Mike Pacheco, Art Pepper, Bill Perkins, Ben Tucker1958Album
Double Play!André Previn & Russ Freeman1957Album
TrioRuss Freeman / Dick Twardzik1956Album
George Wein PresentsSerge Chaloff ,and Boots Mussulli featuring Russ Freeman1955Album
Shelly Manne & Russ FreemanShelly Manne & Russ Freeman1955Album
Chet Baker Quartet Featuring Russ FreemanChet Baker Quartet Featuring Russ Freeman1953Single
Chet Baker Quartet Featuring Russ FreemanChet Baker Quartet Featuring Russ Freeman1953Album
The Chet Baker QuartetChet Baker Quartet Featuring Russ Freeman1953Single
Hollywood Jazz Session - Vol. 2Wardell Gray / Sonny Criss / Al Killian / William "Wild Bill" Moore / Gene Montgomery / Hampton Hawes, Russ Freeman, Ken Kennedy, Leroy Gray1952Album
Whispering / Stereo StompThe Benny Goodman Quintet Featuring: Russ Freeman, André Previn And Shelly Manne1928Single
Serge & Boots Plays The Fable Of MabelSerge Chaloff And Boots Mussulli Featuring Russ FreemanSingle
Serge & Boots Plays The Fable Of MabelSerge Chaloff And Boots Mussulli Featuring Russ FreemanSingle
Hollywood Jazz Session - Vol. 3Wardell Gray / Sonny Criss / Al Killian / Barney Kessel / Russ Freeman / Ken KennedyAlbum
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