|Genres Jazz, bebop, hard bop|
Instruments Saxophone, flute
|Name Charlie Rouse|
|Born April 6, 1924
Washington, DC (1924-04-06) |
Labels Blue Note, Enja Records, Strata-East Records, Landmark Records
Died November 30, 1988, Seattle, Washington, United States
Movies Jazz Icons: Thelonious Monk: Live in '66, Live at the Village Vanguard: Vol. 4
Albums Bossa Nova Bacchanal, Takin' Care of Business, Les Jazz Modes, Unsung Hero, We Paid Our Dues
Charlie Rouse — "Unsung Hero" [Full Album] 1961
Charlie Rouse (April 6, 1924 – November 30, 1988) was an American hard bop tenor saxophonist and flautist. His career is marked by his collaboration with Thelonious Monk, which lasted for more than ten years.
- Charlie Rouse Unsung Hero Full Album 1961
- Charlie rouse usa 1974 two is one
- As leader
- As sideman
Charlie rouse usa 1974 two is one
Rouse was born in Washington, DC in 1924. At first he worked with the clarinet, before turning to the saxophone.
Rouse began his career with the Billy Eckstine Orchestra in 1944, followed by the Dizzy Gillespie Big Band in 1945, the Duke Ellington Orchestra from 1949 to 1950, the Count Basie Octet in 1950, Bull Moose Jackson And His Buffalo Bearcats in 1953, and the Oscar Pettiford Sextet in 1955. He made his recording debut with Tadd Dameron in 1947, and in 1957 made a notable album with Paul Quinichette.
He was a member of Thelonious Monk's quartet from 1959 to 1970. In the 1980s he was a founding member of the group Sphere, which began as a tribute to Monk.
Charlie Rouse died from lung cancer on November 30, 1988 at University Hospital in Seattle at the age of 64.
The asteroid 10426 Charlierouse was officially named to honor Rouse by American astronomer Joe Montani of Spacewatch, who discovered it in 1999. Earlier, in 1994, asteroid 11091 Thelonious had also been discovered and named by Montani.
With Julius Watkins as Les Jazz Modes/The Jazz Modes
With Dave Bailey
With Clifford Brown
With Donald Byrd
With Benny Carter
With Sonny Clark
With Art Farmer
With Joe Gordon
With Bennie Green
With Hank Jones
With Duke Jordan
With Thelonious Monk
With Oscar Pettiford
With Louis Smith
With Art Taylor
With Mal Waldron