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Sphere (American band)

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Active from  1982
Record label  Elektra Records
Genre  Jazz
Members  Charlie Rouse
Albums  Four in One, Pumpkin's Delight, Bird Songs, Sphere On Tour, On Tour, Flight Path, Four for All
Similar  Ben Riley, Buster Williams, Kenny Barron, Dave Bailey, Gary Bartz

Sphere were an American jazz ensemble which began as a tribute to pianist/composer Thelonious Monk, whose middle name was "Sphere".

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The band initially consisting of Monk's longtime tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse, pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Buster Williams, and Monk's former drummer Ben Riley. Saxophonist Gary Bartz assumed Rouse's place after his death in 1988.

Discography

  • 1982: Four in One (Elektra)
  • 1983: Flight Path (Elektra)
  • 1985: Sphere On Tour (Red)
  • 1986: Pumpkin's Delight (Red) contains all tracks released on Live at Umbria Jazz (Red)
  • 1987: Four for All (Verve)
  • 1988: Bird Songs (Verve)
  • 1997: Sphere (Verve)
  • Songs

    Dewey Square
    Dual ForceOn Tour · 1986
    SpiralOn Tour · 1986

    References

    Sphere (American band) Wikipedia


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