Freddie Green

Frederick William Green

Also known as Фредди Грин, F. Green, F. Greene, Fr. Green, Fred Green, Freddie Greene, Freddie Greenie, Freddie Greeny, Freddy Green, Freddy Green And His Kansas City Seven, Freddy Greene, Fredie Greene, Green, Greene, William "Freddie" Green
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.freddiegreen.org/

Discography of Freddie Green:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Mr. Rhythm 4 Audio 1956 RCA
2 King Of Rhythm Session 15 Audio 1996 Giants Of Jazz
3 Rhythm Willie 8 Audio 1975 Concord Jazz
4 Jazz For Playboys 6 Audio 1964
5 Snooky & Marshal's Album 12 Audio 1978 Concord Jazz
6 Mr. Rhythm 10 Audio 1956
7 Jazz For Playboys 6 Audio 1957 Savoy Records
8 Jazz For Playboys 6 Audio 1985 Savoy Jazz
9 Rhythm Willie 8 Audio 1975 Concord Jazz
10 Mosaic Select 60 Audio 2007 Mosaic Records (2)
11 Mr. Rhythm 12 Audio 1956 RCA Victor
12 Mr. Rhythm 12 Audio 1995 RCA
13 Opus In Swing 5 Audio 1956 Savoy Records


American swing and bop jazz guitarist.

Born : March 31, 1911 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Died : March 01, 1987 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

From 1937 until his death in 1987, aged seventy-five, [b]Freddie Green[/b] occupied the rhythm guitar chair in various ensembles led by pianist [a=Count Basie], backing celebrated players such as saxophonist [a=Lester Young], clarinetist [a=Benny Goodman], and vocalist [a=Billie Holiday], to name a few.

«When he played with Count Basie, everyone knew that Freddie Green was half the orchestra on his own, the man who helped the band breathe. He was the "working lung", and as an accompanist he played "four-to-the-bar" like nobody else. The secret of his swinging lightness lay in the fact that he didn't play all the strings, merely three or four of them.» [Philippe Baudoin]


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