Happy Birthday Chris Potter

This day (January 1st, 1971), in Chicago, Illinois,, is born Chris Potter, an American jazz saxophonist, composer and multi-instrumentalist.

VIDEO DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

w/ Dr Lonnie Smith Trio – @ Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (2018) . w/ Danilo Pérez, Avishai Cohen, Wycliffe Gordon, Ben Street & Adam Cruz (2017) . w/Ari Hoenig – @ Smalls Jazzcub (2015) . Underground in JazzDock (2014) . Chris Potter Quartet – Giant Steps (2004) . Monterey 2011 . w/ Ari Hoenig – The Wheel . @ New Morning . Live Paris Underground . On His Influences And On Being An Influence . w/ Herbie Hancock, Amy Keys – A Song For You .

TOP 10

Chris Potter Top 10 :

Morning Bell . Lotus Blossom . The Wheel . Yesterday . Big Top . Celestial Nomad . Underground . The Source . Shadow . The Mind’s Eye Intro .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Pat Metheny’s Unity Band is a studio album recorded with Chris Potter, Ben Williams and Antonio Sánchez and released on June 12, 2012,. >>

Released on April 3, 2001, Gratitude is an album by Chris Potter. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[2011] The Axis Saxophone Quartet – that is Chris Cheek (ts, bs), Joshua Redman (ss,as, ts), Mark Turner (ss, ts) and Chris Potter (s,s, as,ts) – plays at Classic & Jazz Festival in Moscow, Russia >> 39 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2008] Dave Holland Quartet – that is Dave Holland (b), Nate Smith (d), Steve Nelson (vb, marimba, perc) and Chris Potter (ts) – performs at Festival Jazz à Liège in Belgium >> 51 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2000] the Dave Holland Quintet – that is Dave Holland (db), Robin Eubanks (tb), Chris Potter (s), Steve Nelson (vb,mar) and Billy Kilson (d) – performs at Chivas Jazz Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil >> 33 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2007] Herbie Hancock plays with Chris Potter (s), Lionel Loueke (g), Dave Holland (b), Vinnie Colaiuta (d), Sonya Kitchell (voc) and Amy Keys (voc) at Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival in Spain >> 71 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2010] Chris Potter and Jose James are guests of the McCoy Tyner Trio – that is McCoy Tyner (p), Gerald Cannon (b) and Joe Farnsworth (d) – at 2011 Taichung Jazz Festival in South Corea >> 64 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2006] Dave Holland Quintet – that is Chris Potter (s), Robin Eubanks (tb), Steve Nelson (vb), Dave Holland (b) and Nate Smith (d) – is at Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival in Spain >> 66 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2001] the Dave Holland Quintet – that is Dave Holland (b), Steve Nelson (vb), Robin Eubanks (tb), Chris Potter (s) and Billy Kilson (d) – performs at Newport Jazz Festival >> 62 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1998] the Dave Holland Quintet – that is Robin Eubanks (tb,perc), Chris Potter (ss,as,ts), Steve Nelson (vib), Dave Holland (b) and Billy Kilson (d) – takes part in 30. Deutsches Jazzfestival at Sendesaal des Hessischen Rundfunks in Francfort, Germany >> 59 MINUTES on RVM >>

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Wikipedia : This day (January 1st, 1971), in Chicago, Illinois,, is born Chris Potter, an American jazz saxophonist, composer and multi-instrumentalist.

Official Web Site : Down Beat called him One of the most studied (and copied) saxophonists on the planet while Jazz Times identified him as a figure of international renown. Jazz sax elder statesman Dave Liebman called him simply, one of the best musicians around,

@allmusic : Potter’s first album to achieve widespread release in the U.S. was his Concord debut, Concentric Circles, and it received generally excellent reviews, marking him as a name to watch.

@last.fm : Potter has released a number of albums as leader and has performed and recorded with many leading musicians including Kenny Werner, Red Rodney, Marian McPartland, the Mingus Big Band, Paul Motian, Ray Brown, Jim Hall,James Moody, Dave Douglas, Joe Lovano, Mike Mainieri,Steve Swallow, Steely Dan, Dave Holland, Joanne Brackeen, and many more. 

@Discogs : At age 15 he was spotted by Marian McPartland and was asked to join a tour with a unit such as Woody Herman’s. He kept with schooling and attended, New York’s, the New School, and then Manhattan School of Music

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