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Charles Lloyd

1938 -

Origin: United States

Main instrument: Saxophone

Genre: Jazz

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Charles Lloyd has been a standard-bearer for a resolutely free and modern jazz since the 60s, fusing it with a variety of traditional musics springing from Indian and European folklore. During the 70s, the deeply spiritual musician developed an interest in transcendental meditation, devoting himself to teaching and traveling throughout Europe, while also putting his talents at the service of musicians performing in spheres far from jazz. Returning to his first love at the dawn of the 80s after meeting pianist Michel Petrucciani, Lloyd discovered a new verve as the subsequent decade opened, recording a series of albums for famed label ECM that were unanimously hailed by the critics and consolidated his considerable reputation.



  • Charles Lloyd duos - trios avec Jason Moran et Bill Frisell
  • Charles Lloyd Sangam,Zakir Hussain,Eric Harland - 2013
  • Charles Lloyd Quartet, J. Moran, R. Rogers, E. Harland

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