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Sam Rivers

Sam Rivers (born September 25, 1923, El Reno, Oklahoma) is a jazz musician and composer best known for his contributions to free jazz and experimental jazz music.

Rivers has contributed to over 50 years of accomplishments in jazz; he discovered a 13-year-old drummer named Tony Williams in 1959; he led a Boston. based quartet featuring Williams, Henry Grimes , and Hal Galper in the early ’60s; he toured Japan with Miles Davis in 1964; he recorded five landmark albums for Blue Note between 1964 and 1967; he toured with the Cecil Taylor Unit in 1969; he recorded five albums for Impulse between 1971 and 1975; and he pioneered the New York loft scene of the late ’70s.

Similar Bands: Andrew Hill, Jackie Mclean, Eric Dolphy, Cecil Taylor

LPs
Dimensions & Extensions
1986

4
6 Votes
Paragon
1977

4.1
5 Votes
Sizzle
1976

Involution
1976

3.5
1 Votes
Hues
1975

2.8
2 Votes
Crystals
1974

4
4 Votes
A New Conception
1967

Fuchsia Swing Song
1965

3
4 Votes
Contours
1965

4
12 Votes
Live Albums
Streams
1973

3.5
2 Votes

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