via Jazz Legacy Films
Saxophonist, flautist, composer, arranger and educator Frank Foster died on Tuesday in his Chesapeake, Va., home.
Born in Cincinnati on September 21, 1928, Foster's early jazz career was primarily in the Midwest, where he played tenor and soprano saxophone as a studen ... More >>
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