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Von Freeman

Earl Lavon Freeman jazz tenor saxophonist, originally became known for his work with the Horace Henderson Group during the Late 1940s, and Sun Ra's band in the early '50s. During that period, he also played with his musical brothers, drummer Bruz (Eldrige) Freeman and guitarist George Freeman, (with pianists including Ahmad Jamal, Andrew Hill, and Muhal Richard Abrams). Chicago Tribune critic Howard Reich says, “...For technical brilliance, musical intellect, harmonic sophistication and improvisatory freedom, Von Freeman has few bebop-era peers.”

The Chicago Reader's Monica Kendrick adds “He changes everything he touches, mostly for the better, with his swaggering tenor tenderness.”

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Albums

Von Freeman: Vonski Speaks
Von Freeman: Vonski...

2010
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Young And Foolish
Young And Foolish
Challenge Records
2007
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The Great Divide
The Great Divide
Premonition Records
2004
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[no cover]
Inside Chicago, Vol. 4
Premonition Records
2003
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The Improvisor
The Improvisor
Premonition Records
2002
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[no cover]
Live At The Dakota
Premonition Records
2001
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