Jazz on the Tube needs you

"Back to School" fundraiser

Between our collection of 2000+ annotated videos, our podcast series (see home page for details) and our global directories of clubs, festivals and schools, Jazz on the Tube is "school" for hundreds of thousands of jazz fans worldwide.

This labor of love costs real money, about $1,500 a month in out-of-pocket expenses...

And that doesn't count the time put into sourcing videos, writing them up, creating the podcasts, and maintaining the world's biggest and most accurate database of jazz festivals, jazz clubs, jazz radio and jazz education on the Internet.

This "Back to School" season please consider becoming a Friend of Jazz on the Tube.

Support Jazz on the Tube

Thanks for all your support in all the forms it takes!

Ken, Lester, Sam and all the volunteers

Home | More Videos | About Us | Contact | Subscribe | Donate

Jazz on the Tube

The Internet's jazz video search engine

 
 

Changes

Chico Freeman

Subscribe to
Jazz on the Tube
 

Absolutely free
Every time we post a new video,
we'll send you a notice by e-mail.

First Name:
E-mail address:
Enter your first name and e-mail and press subscribe
 

Navigation:    Home    More Videos    Back    More videos like this

Jazz Baltica 2011

Advertisement

Chico Freem is featured performing live with McCoy Tyner in Salzau, Gremany at the Jazz Baltica Festival.

Personnel:

Chico Freeman, tenor sax
McCoy Tyner, piano
Avery Shaw, bass
Erin Scott, drums

Chico Freeman was born in Chicago on July 17, 1949.

The son of saxophonist Von Freeman, Chico first began playing trumpet in high school and it was not until 1967 during his junior year at Northwestern University that he switched to the tenor saxophone.

After graduating in 1972 he would go on to teach in Chicago at the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians School of Music and earned a master's degree in composition and theory from Governors State University.

He began playing local clubs with musicians including legendary blues pianist Memphis Slim, releasing his debut album as leader "Morning Prayer" in 1976.

The Following year Chico moved to New York where he would first achieve fame as part of a growing number of young musicians steeped in jazz tradition.

His repertoire includes interoperations of classic standards by artist like John Coltrane as well as those of written by himself and his contemporaries.



Please share your favorite JazzontheTube.com videos with your friends and colleagues

That's how we grow.

Thanks!




For more Chico Freeman videos, click here

See the complete catalog of
jazz on the tube videos

About Us | Privacy Policy | Contact