George Adams

Post-bop, Record Producer

1940 – 1992

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Who was George Adams?

George Rufus Adams was an American jazz musician who played tenor saxophone, flute and bass clarinet. He is best known for his work with Charles Mingus, Gil Evans, Roy Haynes and in the quartet he co-led with pianist Don Pullen, featuring bassist Cameron Brown and drummer Dannie Richmond. He was also known for his idiosyncratic singing.

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Born
Apr 29, 1940
Covington
Also known as
  • Adams, George
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Nov 14, 1992
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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