Amazon.com Widgets

Noah Howard

Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Born: April 6, 1943 | Died: September 3, 2010    

Noah Howard

One of free jazz's more enigmatic figures, alto saxophonist Noah Howard was documented so infrequently on record and spent so much time living in Europe that the course of his career and development as a musician remain difficult to trace, despite a late-'90s renewal of interest in his music.

Howard was born in New Orleans in 1943 and began playing music in church as a child. He started out on trumpet (the instrument he played in the military during the early '60s) but subsequently switched to alto, and got in on the ground floor of the early free jazz movement. Most influenced by Albert Ayler, Howard made his debut as a leader for the groundbreaking ESP label, recording a pair of dates in 1966 (Noah Howard Quartet and At Judson Hall)....
read more

  • BUY

    The Bremen Concert

    Jazt Tapes
    2012
  • BUY

    The Black Ark

    Bo'Weavil
    2008
  • BUY

    The Black Ark

    Bo'Weavil
    2007
  • BUY

    One Eye Open, the Other One Closed

    Altsax
    2004
  • BUY

    Patterns/Message To South Africa

    Not On Label
    1999
  • BUY

    Traffic

    Not On Label
    1983
  • BUY

    Olé

    Not On Label
    1979
View More Albums

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

CD/LP/Track Review

Artist Profiles

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about Noah Howard
Featured recording “The Bremen Concert”

Latest Release

The Bremen Concert

Jazt Tapes (2012)
Rank: 3,946 Views: 5,794 Fans: 4
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Mort Weiss

Mort Weiss

About | Enter

Rotem Sivan

Rotem Sivan

About | Enter

Michael Carvin

Michael Carvin

About | Enter

Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash

Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash

About | Enter

Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

A musician was found with a matching name

Name:

Birthday:

Instrument:

Is this you?