Lou Blackburn

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American jazz trombonist (born November 12, 1922 in Rankin ,Pennsylvania; died June 7, 1990 in Berlin, Germany).
In the 1950s he played swing music with musicians such as Lionel Hampton and Charlie Ventura. In the early 1960s he began performing in the West Coast jazz and soul jazz genres with musicians like Cat Anderson and Charles Mingus. He worked also as session musician with appearances on recordings by the Turtles, the Righteous Brothers, and the Beach Boys among others.
In 1970 he went to Europe, living first in Germany, then in Switzerland. He founded the Afro-pop ensemble Mombasa, and also played in the Krautrock band Agitation Free.
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Albums

LP 9242 Lou Blackburn - Two Note Samba album art Lou Blackburn Two Note Samba (Album) Imperial LP 9242 US 1963 Sell This Version
LP-9228 Lou Blackburn - Jazz Frontier album art Lou Blackburn Jazz Frontier (Album) Imperial LP-9228 US 1963 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

5998 Lou Blackburn - Two-Note Samba / 17 Richmond Park album art Lou Blackburn Two-Note Samba / 17 Richmond Park(7", Promo) Imperial 5998 US 1963 Sell This Version
5943 Lou Blackburn - Jazz-A-Nova / Grand Prix album art Lou Blackburn Jazz-A-Nova / Grand Prix(7", Promo) Imperial 5943 US 1963 Sell This Version

Compilations

FSR-CD 307 Lou Blackburn - The Complete Imperial Sessions album art Lou Blackburn & Freddie Hill Lou Blackburn & Freddie Hill - The Complete Imperial Sessions (Comp) Blue Note FSR-CD 307 Spain 1999 Sell This Version