Lester Bowie

Real Name:
William Lester Bowie, Jr.
Profile:
American trumpeter, flugel hornist, kelp hornist, vocalist, percussionist and composer.
Born October 11, 1941 in Frederick, Maryland, died November 8, 1999 in New York City, New York.
He met future wife Fontella Bass in an R&B band after military service. He worked in St. Louis and later he moved to Chicago in 1966 where he formed The Art Ensemble Of Chicago with Roscoe Mitchell.
Brother of Byron Bowie and Joseph Bowie of Defunkt.
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Albums

N-1 Numbers 1&2 — Lester Bowie Lester Bowie Numbers 1&2 (Album) Nessa Records N-1 US 1967 Sell This Version
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MR 5055 Fast Last! — Lester Bowie Lester Bowie Fast Last! (Album) Muse Records MR 5055 US 1974 Sell This Version
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AL 1022 Under The Sun — Lester Bowie Human Arts Ensemble* With Oliver Lake & Lester Bowie Human Arts Ensemble* With Oliver Lake & Lester Bowie - Under The Sun (Album) Arista, Freedom AL 1022 US 1975 Sell This Version
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MR 5081 Rope-A-Dope — Lester Bowie Lester Bowie Rope-A-Dope (Album) Muse Records MR 5081 US 1976 Sell This Version
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IAI 37.38.54 Duet — Lester Bowie Lester Bowie / Phillip Wilson Lester Bowie / Phillip Wilson - Duet (Album) Improvising Artists Inc. IAI 37.38.54 US 1978 Sell This Version
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BSR 0020 The 5th Power — Lester Bowie Lester Bowie The 5th Power (Album) Black Saint BSR 0020 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
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HDP 29-30 African Children — Lester Bowie Lester Bowie African Children(2xLP, Album) Horo Records HDP 29-30 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
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58.022 New Directions — Lester Bowie Jack DeJohnette, Eddie Gomez, John Abercrombie, Lester Bowie Jack DeJohnette, Eddie Gomez, John Abercrombie, Lester Bowie - New Directions(LP, Album) ECM Records 58.022 Brazil 1980 Sell This Version
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ECM 1209, 2301 209 The Great Pretender — Lester Bowie Lester Bowie The Great Pretender (Album) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1209, 2301 209 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
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MR 5268 Bugle Boy Bop — Lester Bowie Charles "Bobo" Shaw* & Lester Bowie Charles "Bobo" Shaw* & Lester Bowie - Bugle Boy Bop (Album) Muse Records MR 5268 US 1983 Sell This Version
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PAP-20513~14, PAP-20513/14 All The Magic! — Lester Bowie Lester Bowie All The Magic! (Album) ECM Records, ECM Records PAP-20513~14, PAP-20513/14 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
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K28P 6367 Duet — Lester Bowie Nobuyoshi Ino & Lester Bowie Nobuyoshi Ino & Lester Bowie - Duet (Album) Paddle Wheel K28P 6367 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
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SAS CD 011 The Ritual — Lester Bowie Kahil El'Zabar Featuring Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors Kahil El'Zabar Featuring Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors - The Ritual (Album) Sound Aspects Records SAS CD 011 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
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ALZ-28010 Zebra — Lester Bowie Jack DeJohnette Featuring Lester Bowie Jack DeJohnette Featuring Lester Bowie - Zebra (Album) Pan Music (2) ALZ-28010 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
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SAS 021 Sacred Love — Lester Bowie Kahil El'Zabar's The Ritual* Featuring Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors, Raphael Garrett* Kahil El'Zabar's The Ritual* Featuring Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors, Raphael Garrett* - Sacred Love (Album) Sound Aspects Records SAS 021 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
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CDG 25 Not Two — Lester Bowie Miłość (2) & Lester Bowie Miłość (2) & Lester Bowie - Not Two (Album) GOWI Records CDG 25 Poland 1995 Sell This Version
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DE-481 Buddy Bolden's Rag {100 Years Of Jazz} — Lester Bowie Malachi Thompson & Africa Brass Featuring Lester Bowie Malachi Thompson & Africa Brass Featuring Lester Bowie - Buddy Bolden's Rag {100 Years Of Jazz}(CD, Album) Delmark Records DE-481 US 1995 Sell This Version
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IOR 77029-2 Brazzy Voices — Lester Bowie The Brazz Brothers, Lester Bowie, Amina Claudine Myers, David Peaston, Don Moye*, The Skruk Choir* The Brazz Brothers, Lester Bowie, Amina Claudine Myers, David Peaston, Don Moye*, The Skruk Choir* - Brazzy Voices(CD, Album) In+Out Records IOR 77029-2 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
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CD036 Amore Pirata! — Lester Bowie Lorenzo Gasperoni Mamud Band Feat. Lester Bowie Lorenzo Gasperoni Mamud Band Feat. Lester Bowie - Amore Pirata!(CD, Album) Il Manifesto CD036 Italy 1998 Sell This Version
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BRCD 005 Talkin' About Life And Death — Lester Bowie Miłość (2) & Lester Bowie Miłość (2) & Lester Bowie - Talkin' About Life And Death (Album) Biodro Records BRCD 005 Poland 1999 Sell This Version
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KAT 10053 The Ancestors Are Amongst Us — Lester Bowie Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio Featuring Lester Bowie And Malachi Favors Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio Featuring Lester Bowie And Malachi Favors - The Ancestors Are Amongst Us(CD, Album) Katalyst Entertainment KAT 10053 US 2010 Sell This Version
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jw124, jazzwerkstatt 124 The Great Pretender / Steel + Breath — Lester Bowie Lester Bowie The Great Pretender / Steel + Breath(CD, Album, RE + CD) Jazzwerkstatt, Jazzwerkstatt jw124, jazzwerkstatt 124 Germany 2014 Sell This Version
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ACR 026 Live In Gdynia — Lester Bowie Miłość (2) & Lester Bowie Miłość (2) & Lester Bowie - Live In Gdynia (Album) AC Records (5) ACR 026 Poland 2022 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

PRO-A-1020 Rios Negroes / The Great Pretender — Lester Bowie Lester Bowie Rios Negroes / The Great Pretender(12", Promo) ECM Records PRO-A-1020 US 1982 Sell This Version
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PRO-A-2058 For Louie / Let The Good Times Roll — Lester Bowie Lester Bowie Featuring Fontella Bass And David Peaston Lester Bowie Featuring Fontella Bass And David Peaston - For Louie / Let The Good Times Roll(12", Promo) ECM Records PRO-A-2058 US 1983 Sell This Version