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     Joe Locke

Born: Mar 18, 1959
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Hard Bop, Post-Bop
Instruments: Vibraphone

Born in northern California but raised in the northeastern U.S., Joe Locke is a hard bop/post-bop vibist whose main influences include Bobby Hutcherson and Milt Jackson. Locke was a child when he moved from the San Francisco Bay Area to Rochester, NY, where he started playing piano and drums at eight before taking up the vibraphone at 13. Locke, whose father taught classical music, started out playing rock but got heavily into straightahead jazz in his early teens. As a teenager, he studied privately with pianist Phil Markowitz and bassist Steve Davis. Locke was in his early 20s when he moved to New York in 1981, and two years later, he wrote the score for the independent film/documentary El Salvador - Another Vietnam. The vibist's first several years in New York were a struggle, but as the 1980s progressed, he found himself playing or recording as a sideman for Kenny Barron, Freddy Cole, Marvin "Smitty" Smith, Jerry Gonzalez and others. In the '90s, he toured Japan with Eddie Henderson and was employed on albums by Henderson, Cole, Eddie, Grover Washington, Jr., Dianne Reeves, George Cables, Barbara Dennerlein, Hiram Bullock and the Charles Mingus ghost band. Locke toured Russia four times with tenor saxophonist Igor Butman, one of the country's top jazzmen. As a leader, Locke recorded several albums for the Danish SteepleChase label before joining Milestone/Fantasy's roster with 1995's Moment to Moment: The Music of Henry Mancini. His subsequent Milestone dates included 1997's Sound Tracks (which concentrated on songs from famous films) and 1998's Slander (And Other Love Songs). Beauty Burning followed in mid-2000; Storytelling appeared the following year. In 2002 Locke returned with his Storytelling band for State of Soul.

- Alex Henderson (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
www.rossmallet.com/locke.html About
www.omnitone.com/saturnschild/biography-locke.htm Biography
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=2251 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.joelocke.com Personal website. Biography, discography, projects, photos
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Locke About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Locke About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Joe Locke - 'Inner Space' - 1996, SteepleChase
 Joe Locke - 'Mutual Admiration Society' - 1999, Sharp Nine
 Joe Locke - 'Signing' - 2012, Motema Music
 Joe Locke - 'Slander' - 1998, Milestone, Fantasy
  как соисполнитель ...
 Hiram Bullock - 'Late Night Talk' - 1997, Venus
 Ron Carter - 'Stardust' - 2001, EMI
 Freddy Cole - 'Le Grande Freddy' - 1999, Fantasy
 Chick Corea - 'Originations' - 2000, Stretch, Lider
 Santi W. Debriano - 'Soldiers Of Fortune' - 1989, Evidence
 Barbara Dennerlein - 'Junkanoo' - 1996, Verve
 Barbara Dennerlein - 'Take Off!' - 1995, Verve
 Eldar Djangirov - 'Breakthrough' - 2013, Motema Music
 Wayne Escoffery - 'Hopes And Dreams' - 2008, Savant
 Eddie Henderson - 'Dark Shadows' - 1995, Milestone
 Eddie Henderson - 'Oasis' - 2001, Sirocco Jazz
 Eddie Henderson - 'Phantoms' - 1989, SteepleChase
 Eddie Henderson - 'ReEmergence' - 1999, Sharp Nine
 Eddie Henderson - 'Think On Me' - 1989, SteepleChase
 Eddie Higgins - 'Moonlight Becomes You' - 2003, Tokuma Records
 Geoffrey Keezer - 'Falling Up' - 2003, Max Jazz
 Russell Malone - 'Playground' - 2004, MaxJazz
 Dianne Reeves - 'Bridges' - 1999, Blue Note
 Tessa Souter - 'Beyond The Blue' - 2012, Motema Music, Venus Records
 Various Artists - 'Music Beyond: What's Nu?' - 2003, ACT, WCD

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