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Lucky Thompson

A legendary tenor and soprano saxophonist who took his place among the elite improvisers of jazz from the 1940's to the 1960's and then quit music. Lucky Thompson connected the swing era to the more cerebral and complex bebop style. His sophisticated, harmonically abstract approach to the tenor saxophone endeared him to the beboppers, but he was also a beautiful balladeer.

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Discography

Nothing But The Soul
Lester Recording Catalog
2002
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Lucky Thompson With...
Lester Recording Catalog
2001
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Modern Jazz Group
Lester Recording Catalog
2000
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Lucky In Paris
Lester Recording Catalog
1999
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