Lou Blackburn

Lou Blackburn

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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Lou Blackburn Discography Tracks


Lou Blackburn Jazz Frontier (Album) Imperial US 1963 Sell This Version
Lou Blackburn Two Note Samba (Album) Imperial US 1963 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

5943 Lou Blackburn Jazz-A-Nova / Grand Prix(7", Promo) Imperial 5943 US 1963 Sell This Version


Lou Blackburn The Complete Imperial Sessions (Comp) Blue Note US 2006 Sell This Version

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