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Joe Farrell

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: December 16, 1937 | Died: January 10, 1986    

Joe Farrell was a journeyman sax man with an impressive resume when he signed on with the CTI label in 1970, and went on to record some of the best music for that label, gaining an international audience with his release of the progressive “Moon Gems,” in 1972.

Joseph Carl Firrantello was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois on Dec. 16, 1937. He was serious about music from an early age and was playing a proficient flute by age 11. Upon graduating from University of Illinois in 1959, he headed to New York and became a freelance musician, by this time well entrenched in the bop technique of the saxophone....
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    Canned Funk

    Kedar Entertainment Group
    2011
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    Upon This Rock

    Kedar Entertainment Group
    2011
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    Moon Germs

    CTI Records
    2002
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    Vim 'N' Vigor

    Kedar Entertainment Group
    1984
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    Someday

    Kedar Entertainment Group
    1982
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    Sonic Text

    Kedar Entertainment Group
    1981
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    Skate Board Park

    Kedar Entertainment Group
    1979
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Moon Gems

CTI Records (1972)
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