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Curtis Fuller

Curtis Fuller was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1934. He came to music late, playing the baritone horn in high school and switching to the trombone at age 16. Detroit, at the time, was the breeding ground for an astonishing pool of fresh, highly individual talent.

Milt Jackson and Hank Jones had already gone to New York and made their names. But coming of age in Detroit in the early fifties were Fuller, Donald Byrd, Elvin and Thad Jones, Paul Chambers, Louis Hayes, Kenny Burrell, Barry Harris, Pepper Adams, Yusef Lateef, Sonny Red, Hugh Lawson, Doug Watkins, Tommy Flanagan and many others who would make the mid- decade migration to New York and eventually international recognition.

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Albums

Down Home
Down Home
Capri Records
2012
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The Story Of Cathy & Me
The Story Of Cathy &...
Challenge Records
2011
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Soul Trombone / Cabin...
Prestige
2011
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I Will Tell Her
I Will Tell Her
Capri Records
2010
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The Opener
The Opener
Blue Note Records
2008
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Curtis Fuller and Hampton Hawes with French Horns
Curtis Fuller and...
Fantasy Jazz
2001
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