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The Premonition compilation also carries an extended tribute to Mississippi-born Chicago blues icon Albert Luandrew Sunnyland Slim Von Freeman 's discography begins in October 1950 when as a man already nearing 30 years of age, he backed Charlie Parker in live performances at the ballroom inside Chicago's Pershing Hotel where the brothers Freeman served as the nucleus of the house band. The slim pickings from this portion of the saga do include a date with Andrew Hill in 1956 and a Vee Jay session with Jimmy Witherspoon in 1959.
Earle Lavon "Von" Freeman Sr. (October 3, 1923 – August 11, 2012) was an American hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist. He was the father of jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Freeman as a young child was exposed to jazz. His father, George, a city policeman, was a close friend of Louis Armstrong with Armstrong living at the Freeman house when he first arrived in Chicago. Freeman's father taught him to play piano and bought him his first saxophone when he was seven
When tenor saxophonist Von Freeman released his 1972 debut Doin’ It Right Now, he revealed a unique blend of influences tracing back as far as the seemingly bygone age of swing ontinued to play in an authentic, unstudied manner throughout his career, and the inspiration he derived from previous masters, Hawk and Pres in particular, is still evident on 2004’s The Great Divide, a previously CD-only release reissued now on vinyl. Re-mastered by the legendary Doug Sax with new cover art by Tim Anderson, this is sure to be one of our best of this year. Featuring Von Freeman, Jimmy Cobb, Richard Wyands and John Webber. Von Freeman, This Is Always. Jazz Legend Von Freeman from "The Great Divide" on Premonition Records. com/watch?v Eij8BkqpmHI.
Released: September 25, 2007.
Von Freeman's discography begins in October 1950 when as a man already nearing 30 years of age, he backed Charlie Parker in live performances at the ballroom inside Chicago's Pershing Hotel where the brothers Freeman served as the nucleus of the house band. Von Freeman's Premonition recordings were made during his eighth and ninth decades on this earth. They are warmly recommended as irrefutable proof that uncompromising creativity and spontaneous humor are timeless and inexhaustible resources. arwulf arwulf, Rovi. Influenced By Von Freeman.
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VON FREEMAN is a post bop music artist. At age 16 Von played tenor in Horace Henderson's big band for a year. He was drafted into the Navy during WWII and after his return to Chicago he played with his brothers George on guitar and Bruz (Eldrige) on drums at the Pershing Hotel Ballroom. Various leading jazzmen such as Charlie Parker, Roy Eldridge and Dizzy Gillespie played there with the Freeman's as the backing band. In the early 50s Von played in Sun Ra's band.
|Disc 1 (CD)|
|Moose The Mooche||8:21|
|This Is Always||9:39|
|My Little Brown Book||3:42|
|If I Should Lose You||6:06|
|I'll Never Be Free||8:40|
|What Is This Thing Called Love?||9:44|
|Disc 2 (CD)|
|I Like The Sunrise||6:29|
|Never Fear Jazz Is Here||3:24|
|Violets For Your Furs||7:27|
|Blues For Sunnyland||9:43|
|This Is Always||2:56|
|Disc 3 (DVD)|
|Von Freeman Interview: An Evening Celebrating The Life And Music Of Von Freeman|
|City Of Chicago Street Renaming Ceremony "Von Freeman Way"|
|KOC-CD-5004||Von Freeman||The Best Of Von Freeman On Premonition (2xCD, Comp + DVD)||Koch||KOC-CD-5004||US||2007|
|90774||Von Freeman||The Best Of Von Freeman On Premonition (2xCD, Comp + DVD)||Premonition Records||90774||US||2007|