Biography

Born: September 25, 1923 in El Reno, OK

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, ’00s

Few, suppose that any, free jazz saxophonists approached symphony with the same degree of of the intellect rigor as Sam Rivers; just like few have managed to maintain a lofty level of creativity over a far-seeing life. Rivers played with remarkable technical exactitude and a manifest knowledge of his materials. His fast was hard and extraordinarily well-centered, his hinge sharp, and his command of the import saxophone complete. Rivers’ playing sometimes had an unremitting seriousness that could be extremely…

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Sam Rivers, Alexander von Schlippenbach & The Improvisors Pool
Sam Rivers, Alexander von Schlippenbach & The Improvisors Pool
Sam Rivers, Alexander von Schlippenbach & The Improvisors Pool
Sam Rivers, Alexander von Schlippenbach & The Improvisors Pool
Sam Rivers, Alexander von Schlippenbach & The Improvisors Pool
Sam Rivers, Alexander von Schlippenbach & The Improvisors Pool
Sam Rivers, Alexander von Schlippenbach & The Improvisors Pool
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