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Byard Lancaster

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: August 6, 1942 | Died: August 23, 2012    

Byard Lancaster

Born William Byard Lancaster, 6 August 1942, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, multi-instrumentalist Lancaster (alto, tenor and soprano saxophones, flutes, clarinets, piano) was, with Sonny Sharrock, Dave Burrell and Eric Gravatt, part of a second generation of African-American “new jazz” players who viewed themselves as John Coltrane's spiritual heirs or “John's Children” as the title of an early Lancaster band song (written by Sharrock) insisted, committed to the same “healing” energies inherent in the jubilant scream.

Lancaster identified with secular screams, hence the motto on his business cards: From A Love Supreme To The Sex Machine And All In Between...
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    Sounds of Liberation: New Horizons


    2010
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    Live at Macalester College

    Porter Records
    2008
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    Blue Train / Saint John Coltrane

    Discograph
    2008
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    Funny Funky Rib Crib

    Discograph
    2008
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    Us

    Discograph
    2008
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    "A" Heavenly Sweetness

    Discograph
    2005
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    It's Not Up to Us

    Vortex-Water Music
    2003
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Water (2006)
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