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Real name: Frank Benjamin, III Foster
Born: Sep 23, 1928 in Cincinnati, OH
Died: July 26, 2011 in Chesapeake, VA
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Hard Bop, Swing
Instruments: Sax (Tenor), Leader, Arranger

A very talented tenor saxophonist and arranger, Frank Foster has been associated with the Count Basie Orchestra off and on since 1953. Early on, he played in Detroit with the many talented local players and, after a period in the Army (1951-1953), he joined Basie's big band. Well-featured on tenor during his Basie years (1953-1964), Foster also contributed plenty of arrangements and such originals as "Down for the Count," "Blues Backstage," and the standard "Shiny Stockings." In the latter half of the 1960s, Foster was a freelance writer. In addition to playing with Elvin Jones (1970-1972) and occasionally with the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, he led his Loud Minority big band. In 1983, Foster co-led a quintet with Frank Wess and he toured Europe with Jimmy Smith in 1985. Although influenced by John Coltrane in his playing, Foster was able to modify his style when he took over the Count Basie ghost band in 1986, revitalizing it and staying at the helm until 1995. Outside of his Basie dates, Foster has led sessions for Vogue, Blue Note (1954 and 1968), Savoy, Argo, Prestige, Mainstream, Denon, Catalyst, Bee Hive, SteepleChase, Pablo, and Concord.

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

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Фостер Фрэнк (р. 23 сентября 1928, Цинциннати, Огайо) - американский джазовый музыкант (тенор-саксофон), композитор, аранжировщик. Представитель модерн-джаза.

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Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
www.swingthatmusic.com About, discography
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=6786 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Foster_%28musician%29 About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Foster_%28musician%29 About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Frank Foster - 'Fearless Frank Foster' - 1965, Prestige-Japan
 Frank Foster - 'Here Comes Frank Foster' - 1998, Blue Note
 Frank Foster - 'Leo Rising' - 1997, Arabesque
 Frank Foster - 'Manhattan Fever' - 1969, Blue Note
 Frank Foster - 'The Loud Minority' - 1974, P-Vine-Japan
 Frank Foster - 'We Do It Diff'rent' - 2002, Mapleshade
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 Joe Williams - 'Joe Williams With The Count Basie Orchestra' - 1993, Galactic
  как соисполнитель ...
 Monty Alexander - 'Caribbean Circle' - 1992, Chesky
 Count Basie - 'April In Paris' - 1956, Verve
 Count Basie - 'Basie Land' - 1963, Verve
 Count Basie - 'Kansas City Suite: The Music Of Benny Carter' - 1960, Roulette
 Count Basie - 'The Board Of Directors. Annual Report' - 1998, MCA
 Donald Byrd - 'All Day Long' - 1957, OJC
 Ella Fitzgerald - 'Ella And Basie!' - 1963, Verve
 Ella Fitzgerald - 'One O'clock Jump' - 1956, Verve Forecast
 Lionel Hampton - 'Dizzy Spells' - 1977, Jazz Hour, Jazz Time
 Jon Hendricks - 'Freddie Freeloader' - 1990, Denon
 Milt Jackson - 'Plenty, Plenty Soul' - 1989, Atlantic
 Antonio Carlos Jobim - 'The Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook. The Girl From Ipanema' - A&M
 Elvin Jones - 'At This Point In Time' - 1998, Blue Note
 Elvin Jones - 'Love & Peace' - 1994, Storyville
 Elvin Jones - 'Time Capsule' - 1977, Universe
 Thelonious Monk - 'The Art Of The Ballad' - 1998, Prestige
 Thelonious Monk - 'The Complete Prestige Recordings' - 2000, Presige
 Thelonious Monk - 'With Monk' - 1953, Import
 Joe Newman - 'Good 'N' Groovy' - 1961, OJC
 Vanessa Rubin - 'I'm Glad There Is You: A Tribute To Carmen McRae' - 1994, Novus
 Diane Schuur - 'Diane Schuur And The Count Basie Orchestra' - 1987, GRP
 


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