Frank Wess

Vrai Nom:
Frank Wellington Wess
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American jazz saxophonist, flautist, arranger and composer.
Born: 4th January 1922 Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Died: 30th October 2013 Manhattan, New York.

Member of Billy Eckstine's orchestra from 1946 to 1947, Eddie Haywood's orchestra in 1947 and Lucky Millinder's orchestra in 1948. Worked with Bullmoose Jackson from 1948 to 1949, Count Basie from 1953 to 1964, where he formed a famous pairing, billed as "The Two Franks", with fellow saxophonist Frank Foster and Clark Terry's Big Band from 1967 to 1970. Has also done a lot of session work, Broadway shows, jingles and played in the bands for TV shows Saturday Night Live and The David Frost Show (1969-72). Made a National Endowment for the Arts jazz master in 2007.
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Frank Wess - Flutes & Reeds illustration d'album Ernie Wilkins / Frank Wess / Jerome Richardson / Hank Jones / Eddie Jones / Kenny Clarke Ernie Wilkins / Frank Wess / Jerome Richardson / Hank Jones / Eddie Jones / Kenny Clarke - Flutes & Reeds (Album) Savoy Records US 1955 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Opus De Jazz illustration d'album Milt Jackson, Frank Wess, Kenny Clarke, Hank Jones, Eddie Jones Milt Jackson, Frank Wess, Kenny Clarke, Hank Jones, Eddie Jones - Opus De Jazz (Album) Savoy Records, Savoy Records Canada 1955 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Opus In Swing illustration d'album Frank Wess, Kenny Burrell, Freddie Green, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke Frank Wess, Kenny Burrell, Freddie Green, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke - Opus In Swing (Album) Savoy Records, Savoy Records US 1956 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Trombones illustration d'album Frank Wess, Henry Coker, Bill Hughes (2), Jimmy Cleveland, Benny Powell Frank Wess, Henry Coker, Bill Hughes (2), Jimmy Cleveland, Benny Powell - Trombones (Album) Savoy Records UK 1956 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - North, South, East.....Wess illustration d'album Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Kenny Burrell, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Kenny Burrell, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke - North, South, East.....Wess (Album) Savoy Records US 1956 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - After Hours illustration d'album Thad Jones / Frank Wess / Kenny Burrell / Mal Waldron / Paul Chambers (3) / Art Taylor Thad Jones / Frank Wess / Kenny Burrell / Mal Waldron / Paul Chambers (3) / Art Taylor - After Hours (Album) Prestige UK 1957 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Jazz For Playboys illustration d'album Frank Wess, Kenny Burrell, Joe Newman, Freddie Green, Eddie Jones, Ed Thigpen, Gus Johnson Frank Wess, Kenny Burrell, Joe Newman, Freddie Green, Eddie Jones, Ed Thigpen, Gus Johnson - Jazz For Playboys (Album) Savoy Records US 1957 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Olio illustration d'album Thad Jones - Frank Wess - Teddy Charles - Mal Waldron - Doug Watkins - Elvin Jones, The Prestige All Stars Thad Jones - Frank Wess - Teddy Charles - Mal Waldron - Doug Watkins - Elvin Jones, The Prestige All Stars - Olio (Album) Prestige, Prestige, Prestige US 1957 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Hip Harp illustration d'album Dorothy Ashby with Frank Wess Dorothy Ashby with Frank Wess - Hip Harp (Album) Prestige, Prestige US 1958 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Wheelin' & Dealin' illustration d'album Frank Wess, John Coltrane, Paul Quinichette, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins, Arthur Taylor*, The Prestige All Stars Frank Wess, John Coltrane, Paul Quinichette, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins, Arthur Taylor*, The Prestige All Stars - Wheelin' & Dealin' (Album) Prestige, Prestige US 1958 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - In A Minor Groove illustration d'album Dorothy Ashby And Frank Wess Dorothy Ashby And Frank Wess - In A Minor Groove (Album) New Jazz, New Jazz US 1958 Vendre cette version
MGS-20003 Frank Wess - The Spirit Of Charlie Parker illustration d'album Frank Wess - Bobby Jaspar - Seldon Powell Frank Wess - Bobby Jaspar - Seldon Powell - The Spirit Of Charlie Parker(LP, Album) World Wide Records (10) MGS-20003 US 1958 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Jive At Five illustration d'album The Joe Newman Quintet* Featuring Frank Wess The Joe Newman Quintet* Featuring Frank Wess - Jive At Five (Album) Prestige Swingville US 1960 Vendre cette version
LP 3024, VJLP-3024 Frank Wess - Juggin' Around illustration d'album Gene Ammons, Nat Adderley, Frank Foster, Benny Green*, Frank Wess, Tommy Flanagan, Ed Jones*, Albert Heath Gene Ammons, Nat Adderley, Frank Foster, Benny Green*, Frank Wess, Tommy Flanagan, Ed Jones*, Albert Heath - Juggin' Around(LP, Album, Mono, RE, Mic) Vee Jay Records, Vee Jay Records LP 3024, VJLP-3024 US 1962 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Southern Comfort illustration d'album Frank Wess Southern Comfort (Album) Prestige, Prestige US 1962 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Yo Ho! Poor You, Little Me illustration d'album Frank Wess Yo Ho! Poor You, Little Me (Album) Prestige US 1963 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - The Award Winner illustration d'album Frank Wess The Award Winner (Album) Mainstream Records US 1964 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - The Dealers illustration d'album Mal Waldron With John Coltrane / Jackie McLean / Paul Quinichette / Frank Wess Mal Waldron With John Coltrane / Jackie McLean / Paul Quinichette / Frank Wess - The Dealers (Album) Status Records (2), Status Records (2) US 1965 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Wess To Memphis illustration d'album Frank Wess Wess To Memphis (Album) Enterprise US 1971 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Flute Of The Loom illustration d'album Frank Wess Flute Of The Loom (Album) Enterprise US 1973 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Monday Stroll illustration d'album Kenny Burrell With Frank Wess Kenny Burrell With Frank Wess - Monday Stroll (Album) Savoy Records US 1978 Vendre cette version
8 55 718 Frank Wess - Frank Wess • Roland Hanna illustration d'album Frank WessRoland Hanna Frank WessRoland Hanna - Frank Wess • Roland Hanna(LP, RE) Amiga 8 55 718 German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1980 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Flute Juice illustration d'album Frank Wess Flute Juice (Album) Progressive Records (2) Japan 1981 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Two At The Top illustration d'album Frank Wess / Johnny Coles Frank Wess / Johnny Coles - Two At The Top (Album) Uptown Records (2) US 1983 Vendre cette version
Frank Wess - Opus De Blues illustration d'album Frank Wess Opus De Blues (Album) Savoy Jazz Japan 1984 Vendre cette version