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Formed: 1982
Disbanded: 1988
Group Members: Charlie Rouse, Ben Riley, Kenny Barron, Buster Williams
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Hard Bop, Post-Bop
Instruments: Group

On the very day that Thelonious Monk died (February 17, 1982), the Monk tribute group Sphere - comprised of Monk's longtime tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse, pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Buster Williams, and Monk's former drummer Ben Riley - recorded an album of Monk tunes. Although Sphere started out as a tribute band, it also performed originals and jazz standards during its existence. The quartet recorded for Elektra Musician, Red, and Verve (including a set of Charlie Parker tunes) before disbanding after Rouse's death on November 30, 1988. Sphere re-formed in 1998, with saxophonist Gary Bartz assuming Rouse's place; that year they issued their self-titled comeback LP.

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)


Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
sphere-themovie.warnerbros.com Personal web pages on 'Warners brothers'
   
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
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 Sphere - 'Flight Path' - 1984, Elektra
 Sphere - 'Four For All' - 1987, Verve
 Sphere - 'Four In One' - 1982, Elektra
 Sphere - 'Live On Tour' - 1998, Red Records
 Sphere - 'Pumpkins Delight: Live At Umbria Jazz' - 1986, Red Records
 


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