Lester Bowie

Lester Bowie

Also known as Bowie, L. Bowie, L.Bowie, Lester Bowle, Lexter Bowie

Discography of Lester Bowie:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Meantime 3 Audio 1999 Island Records
2 Bugle Boy Bop 7 Audio 1983 Muse Records
3 Under The Sun 2 Audio 1975
4 Sacred Love 4 Audio 1988 Sound Aspects Records
5 The Great Pretender 9 Audio 2008
6 Works 9 Audio 1988 ECM Records
7 The Great Pretender 6 Audio
8 For Louie / Let The Good Times Roll 4 Audio 1983 ECM Records
9 Under The Sun 2 Audio 1994-05-25 Freedom
10 Hello Dolly 5 Audio 1987 Muse Records
11 A Venture Sampler 4 Audio 1987 Venture
12 American Gumbo 11 Audio 1999 32 Jazz
13 The 5th Power 5 Audio Black Saint
14 Rope-A-Dope 4 Audio 1998
15 Fast Last! 5 Audio 1998
16 The 5th Power 5 Audio Black Saint
17 Selected Recordings 8 Audio 2002 ECM Records
18 All The Magic! 19 Audio 1983 ECM Records
19 All The Magic! 19 Audio
20 Talkin' About Life And Death 10 Audio 1999 Biodro Records
21 Rope-A-Dope 4 Audio 1983-10-21 Muse Records
22 Mirage 16 Audio 1999 Camden Deluxe
23 Numbers 1&2 2 Audio Nessa Records
24 Numbers 1&2 3 Audio 1997 Bomba Records (4)
25 Fast Last! 5 Audio 1974 Muse Records
26 Numbers 1&2 2 Audio Nessa Records
27 All The Numbers 8 Audio 2009-10-20 Nessa Records
28 Under The Sun 2 Audio 1975
29 Amore Pirata! 14 Audio 1998 Il Manifesto
30 All The Magic! 21 Audio 1983 ECM Records
31 The Great Pretender 6 Audio ECM Records
32 Bugle Boy Bop 7 Audio 1983 Muse Records
33 The 5th Power 5 Audio 1978-12-28 Black Saint
34 The Great Pretender / Steel + Breath 14 Audio 2014-03-00 Jazzwerkstatt
35 Numbers 1&2 2 Audio Nessa Records


American trumpeter, flugel hornist, kelp hornist, vocalist, percussionist and composer.

Born October 11, 1941 in Frederick, Maryland, died November 8, 1999 in New York City, New York.

He met future wife [a=Fontella Bass] in an R&B band after military service. He worked in St. Louis and later he moved to Chicago in 1966 where he formed [a=Art Ensemble Of Chicago, The] with [a=Roscoe Mitchell]. He's brother with [a=Joseph Bowie] of [a=Defunkt].


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