Lester Bowie

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 Joseph Bowie of Defunkt.
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Lester Bowie Discography

Albums

N-1 Lester Bowie Numbers 1&2 (Album) Nessa Records N-1 US 1967 Sell This Version
MR 5055 Lester Bowie Fast Last! (Album) Muse Records MR 5055 US 1974 Sell This Version
AL 1022 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
MR 5081 Lester Bowie Rope-A-Dope (Album) Muse Records MR 5081 US 1976 Sell This Version
BSR 0020 Lester Bowie The 5th Power (Album) Black Saint BSR 0020 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
IAI 37.38.54 Lester Bowie / Phillip Wilson Lester Bowie / Phillip Wilson - Duet (Album) Improvising Artists Inc. IAI 37.38.54 US 1978 Sell This Version
HDP 29-30 Lester Bowie African Children(2xLP, Album) Horo Records HDP 29-30 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
58.022 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
ECM 1209, 2301 209 Lester Bowie The Great Pretender (Album) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1209, 2301 209 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
MR 5268 Charles Bobo Shaw & Lester Bowie Charles Bobo Shaw & Lester Bowie - Bugle Boy Bop (Album) Muse Records MR 5268 US 1983 Sell This Version
PAP-20513~14 Lester Bowie All The Magic! (Album) ECM Records PAP-20513~14 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
K28P 6367 Nobuyoshi Ino & Lester Bowie Nobuyoshi Ino & Lester Bowie - Duet(LP, Album) Paddle Wheel K28P 6367 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
ALZ-28010 Jack DeJohnette Featuring Lester Bowie Jack DeJohnette Featuring Lester Bowie - Zebra(LP, Album) Pan Music (2) ALZ-28010 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
SAS CD 011 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
SAS 021 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
CDG 25 Miłość (2) & Lester Bowie Miłość (2) & Lester Bowie - Not Two (Album) GOWI Records CDG 25 Poland 1995 Sell This Version
DE-481 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
CD036 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
BRCD 005 Miłość (2) & Lester Bowie Miłość (2) & Lester Bowie - Talkin' About Life And Death (Album) Biodro Records BRCD 005 Poland 1999 Sell This Version
KMCJ-1005 Lester Bowie / Phillip Wilson Lester Bowie / Phillip Wilson - Duet(CD, Album, RE, Pap) Musik, Inc. KMCJ-1005 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
KAT 10053 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
BXS 1006 Lester Bowie The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul Note(3xCD, Album, RM, Box) C.A.M. Jazz, Black Saint BXS 1006 Italy 2010 Sell This Version
jw 124 Lester Bowie The Great Pretender / Steel + Breath(CD, Album, RE + CD) Jazzwerkstatt jw 124 Germany 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

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

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