Frank Lowe

Frank Lowe - tenor saxophone (1943 2003)

Tenor saxophonist Frank Lowe came out of Memphis inspired by the bluesy sound of King Curtis, but went on to become one the premier free jazz players in New York beginning with his association with Sun Ra in the mid sixties.

Frank Lowe grew up in Memphis and soaked up the remarkable musical currents of that city in the early 1960's. The saxophonists Charles Lloyd and Hank Crawford and the singer Carla Thomas were his friends and neighbors; his first music teacher outside of school was Packy Axton, the part owner of Stax Records, who also played saxophone. As a teenager, Mr. Lowe worked in the Stax recording studio and in its record store.

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Albums

Out Loud
Out Loud
Triple Point Records
2015
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Out Loud
Out Loud
Triple Point Records
2014
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The Loweski
The Loweski
ESP Disk
2013
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[no cover]
The Loweski
Original Jazz Classics
2012
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Black Beings
Black Beings
ESP Disk
2008
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Lowe-Down and Blue
Lowe-Down and Blue
CIMP Records
2003
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