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     Jimmy Giuffre
 
 

Born: Apr 26, 1921 in Dallas, TX
Genre: Jazz
Style: Avant-Garde Jazz, Folk-Jazz, West Coast Jazz, Cool
Instruments: Sax (Tenor), Sax (Soprano), Sax (Baritone), Flute, Clarinet

Jimmy Giuffre has had many accomplishments in a long career that has never been predictable. Giuffre graduated from North Texas State Teachers College (1942), played in an Army band during his period in the service and then had stints with the orchestras of Boyd Raeburn, Jimmy Dorsey and Buddy Rich. His composition "Four Brothers" became a hit for Woody Herman, an orchestra that Giuffre eventually joined in 1949.

Settling on the West Coast, the cool-toned tenor started also playing clarinet and occasional baritone. He was with Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars (1951-52) and Shorty Rogers' Giants (1952-56), recording with many top West Coast jazz players. In 1956 he went out on his own, forming the Jimmy Giuffre 3 with guitarist Jim Hall and bassist Ralph Pena (later Jim Atlas). Giuffre had a minor hit with his recording of "The Train and the River," a song that he played during his notable appearance on the 1957 television special The Sound of Jazz. In 1958 Giuffre had a most unusual trio with valve trombonist Bob Brookmeyer and guitarist Hall (no piano, bass or drums!), appearing in the movie Jazz on a Summer's Day. After a couple years of reverting back to the reeds-guitar-bass format, in 1961 the new Jimmy Giuffre 3 featured pianist Paul Bley and bassist Steve Swallow and was involved in exploring the more introspective side of free jazz. From 1963 on Giuffre maintained a lower profile, working as an educator although Don Friedman and Barre Phillips were in his unrecorded 1964-65 group. He popped up on records now and then in the 1970s with diverse trios (including a session with Bley and Bill Connors) and his 1980s unit often utilized the synthesizer of Pete Levin. Giuffre, who started late in life playing flute and soprano and seems to have made a career out of playing surprising music, reunited with Bley and Swallow in 1992. He has recorded as a leader through the years for Capitol, Atlantic, Columbia, Verve, Hat Art, Choice, Improvising Artists, Soul Note and Owl.

-Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)


Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=7059 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Giuffre About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Giuffre About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
   
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Jimmy Giuffre - 'Dragonfly' - 1983, Soul Note (Italy)
 Jimmy Giuffre - 'Emphasis & Flight' - 2003, hatART
 Jimmy Giuffre - 'Four Brothers' - 2005, Documents
 Jimmy Giuffre - 'Free Fall' - 1998, Columbia, Legacy
 Jimmy Giuffre - 'Hollywood & Newport 1957-1958' - 2004, Fresh Sound
 Jimmy Giuffre - 'Jimmy Giuffre, Vol. 3: 1961' - 1992, ECM
 Jimmy Giuffre - 'The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul Note' - 2012, Black Saint, CAM Jazz
 Jimmy Giuffre - 'The Easy Way' - 2003, Verve
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 Paul Bley - 'Life Of A Trio: Sunday' - 2007, Sunnyside
 Herb Ellis - 'Herb Ellis Meets Jimmy Giuffre' - 1999, Verve Records
 Lee Konitz - 'Lee Konitz Meets Jimmy Giuffre' - 1996, Verve
  как соисполнитель ...
 Buddy Bregman - 'Swinging Kicks' - 1957, Polygram
 Teddy Charles - 'Collaboration: West' - 1992, OJC, Prestige
 Teddy Charles - 'Evolution' - 1989, OJC, Prestige
 David Clayton-Thomas - 'David Clayton-Thomas' - 1972, Repertoire
 Bob Cooper - 'Group Activity' - 1954, Fresh Sound
 Herb Ellis - 'Ellis In Wonderland' - 2006, Verve
 Bill Evans - 'Play The Arrangements Of Jimmy Giuffre' - 1959, Lone Hill Jazz
 Pete Jolly - 'Quartet, Quintet And Sextet' - 2007, Fresh Sound
 John Lewis - 'Wonderful World Of Jazz' - 1961, Atlantic
 Shelly Manne - 'The West Coast Sound. Vol. 1' - 1992, Contemporary, OJC
 Anita O'Day - 'Anita O'Day Sings The Winners' - 1963, Verve
 Marty Paich - 'The Broadway Bit. I Get A Boot Out Of You' - 2006, Collector's Choice
 Oscar Pettiford - 'Oscar Rides Again Vol 1. Blues In The Closet 1943-53' - 2008, Proper, Affinity
 Shorty Rogers - 'The Swingin' Nutcracker' - 2004, Cloud 9 Records, RCA
 Shorty Rogers - 'West Coast Sounds' - 2006, Fresh Sound
 The Lighthouse All-Stars - 'Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 3' - 1955, OJC
 


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