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Farrell, Joe (1937 - 1986), tenor saxophonist, flutist

Catherine Collins and Barry Kernfeld

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Chicago Heights, IL, 16 Dec 1937; d Los Angeles, 10 Jan 1986). American tenor saxophonist and flutist. Several members of his family were musicians, and he took up clarinet at the age of 11. In 1953 he began studying tenor saxophone in Chicago, and, although Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, and John Coltrane were major influences upon his playing, he was primarily interested in the cool-jazz style of Stan

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