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Lester Bowie (1941–1999)

Lester Bowie was born on October 11, 1941 in Frederick, Maryland, USA. He is known for his work on Les stances à Sophie (1971), G:MT Greenwich Mean Time (1999) and Le petit criminel (1990). He was married to Fontella Bass. He died on November 8, 1999 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Les stances à Sophie
Les stances à Sophie Music Department
G:MT Greenwich Mean Time
G:MT Greenwich Mean Time Music Department
Le petit criminel
Le petit criminel Music Department
Après la réconciliation
Après la réconciliation Music Department


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 2000 Après la réconciliation (composer: stock music)
 1999 G:MT Greenwich Mean Time (musician: trumpet)
 1990-1992 The Cosby Show (TV Series) (musician - 21 episodes)
- And So, We Commence (1992) ... (musician: trumpet)
- Some Gifts Aren't Deductible (1992) ... (musician: trumpet)
- You Can't Stop the Music (1992) ... (musician: trumpet)
- Rudy's Retreat (1992) ... (musician: trumpet)
- Clair's Reunion (1992) ... (musician: trumpet)
 1990 Le petit criminel (musician: trumpet)
 1971 Les stances à Sophie (trumpet: Flugelhorn Percussion)
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 1999 G:MT Greenwich Mean Time (performer: "Rachel's Song", "Summer Madness")
 1994 Stolen Moments.: Red Hot+Cool (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Flyin High in the Brooklyn Sky") / (writer: "Flyin High in the Brooklyn Sky")
 1984 The Cosby Show (TV Series) (performer: "Kiss Me")
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 1971 Les stances à Sophie
Musicien de jazz (uncredited)
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 1997 Null Sonne No Point (Documentary)
 1994 Stolen Moments.: Red Hot+Cool (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 Chameleon of Pop: David Bowie Story (TV Movie documentary)
 1993/I David Bowie: Black Tie White Noise (Video documentary)
 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1988 Bird Now (Documentary) (voice)
 1981 The Art Ensemble of Chicago (Documentary)

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Jazz trumpeter and fluegelhorn player. Founding member of the Art Ensemble of Chigago.

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