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Steve Coleman

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: September 20, 1956    

Steve began playing music just days before his 14th birthday as a freshman at South Shore High School on the south side of Chicago. His first instrument was violin but later that year he switched to the alto saxophone. For three years Steve studied the basics of music and saxophone technique, then he decided that he wanted to learn how to improvise. Looking for the best improvising musicians to listen to is what brought Steve to the music of Charlie Parker, although it helped that his father listened to Parker all the time. After spending two years at Illinois Wesleyan University Steve transferred to Roosevelt University (Chicago Music College) in downtown Chicago in order to concentrate on Chicago's musical nightlife....
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    Functional Arrhythmias

    Pi Recordings
    2013
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    The Mancy of Sound

    Pi Recordings
    2011
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    Harvesting Semblances and Affinities

    Pi Recordings
    2010
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    Invisible Paths: First Scattering

    Tzadik
    2007
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    Weaving Symbolics

    Label Bleu
    2007
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    Lucidarium

    Label Bleu
    2005
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    The Sonic Language of Myth

    RCA Victor
    1999
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