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Moments with Jazz Master, Von Freeman

From: National Endowment for the Arts
Series: Jazz Masters Moments
Length: 03:30

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3 Moments with tenor saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master Von Freeman.

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NOW, A JAZZ MOMENT…

MUSIC: Doin It Right Now (Von Freeman)
CD: Doin It Right Now
Rhino Entertainment 2006/1972

Von Freeman: In this music, I don’t think there’s a best or better or worse or good, excellent. I think it’s according to how inspired you are. If you’re highly inspired, good things happen.

…THEY DO SEEM TO HAPPEN FOR NEA JAZZ MASTER VON FREEMAN, WHO PLAYFULLY CALLS HIMSELF A ‘JAMSTER’…

Von Freeman: Actually I’ve been jamming just about my whole career. Almost every job I’ve been on turned into a jam session, sooner or later. If I stayed at it everybody say, hey man, let me have some of this. I think it’s, well I have a friendly nature on the bandstand, for one thing, I guess that’s what brings it on. Then I like to hear other guys play.

MUSIC: punctuation

THIS JAZZ MOMENT WITH TENOR SAXOPHONIST VON FREEMAN WAS CREA...
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Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Doin' It Right Now Von Freeman Doin' It Right Now. Rhino Entertainment 2006 :00
Sweet and Lovely Von Freeman Doin It Right Now. Rhino Entertainment 2006 :00
Never Fear Jazz is Here Von Freeman The Great Divide . KOCH Records 2004 :00