Wikipedia : This day (September 14, 1942), in Marianna, Arkansas, is born Oliver Lake, an American jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer and poet.
Oliver Lake : Lake is not only able to thrive in all of these environments, but does so without distorting or diluting his own remarkable artistic identity.
Oliver Lake@allmusic : Oliver Lake is an explosively unpredictable soloist, somewhat akin to Eric Dolphy in the ultra-nimble manner in which he traverses the full range of his main horn, the alto.
@last.fm : Oliver Lake is an American alto saxophone player and composer. He was a founding member of BAG (Black Artists’ Group) of St Louis, a founding member of the World Saxophone Quartet, and director of the multi-arts non-profit organization Passin’ Thru.Lake received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1993.
Audio : Comous . Africa . While Pushing Down Turn . Ballad . Seque Blues . Lonely Blacks . Sarah . Suite in 3 Movements . Movement Equals Creation . Heavy Spirits .
Video : Oliver Lake Organ Quartet – Yo Dance (2010) . w/ Joel Harrison String Choir – It Should Have Happened A Long Time Ago (2009) . w/ Tayammum Falah (2008) .Oliver Lake Quintet – Fire Waltz .Oliver Lake World Sax Quartet – Live In Poland (1998) . West African Snap (1997) . France Dance (1986) .