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Charles McPherson

McPherson was born in Joplin, Missouri and moved to Detroit at age nine. After growing up in Detroit, he studied with the renowned pianist Barry Harris and started playing jazz professionally at age 19. He moved from Detroit to New York in 1959 and performed with Charles Mingus from 1960 to 1972. While performing with Mingus, he collaborated ... See full bio »

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Bird
Bird Music Department
(1988)
Big Words
Big Words Soundtrack
(2013)
Two Evil Eyes
(1990)

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 2013 Big Words (performer: "Serenity") / (writer: "Serenity")
 1988 Bird (performer: "Moose The Mooche", "Lover Man", "Jewish Wedding", "Now's The Time")
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 1997 The Price of Kissing
Saxophone Player
 1990 Two Evil Eyes
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 1988 Bird (musician: alto saxophone, "Bird" solos)
 1965 America, the Beautiful (Documentary) (musician)
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 1997 Eastwood After Hours: Live at Carnegie Hall (TV Special documentary)
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 1983 Club Date (TV Series)
Himself - Saxophonist
 1979 The Last of the Blue Devils (Documentary)
Himself
 1968 Mingus: Charlie Mingus 1968 (Documentary)
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Father of the drummer Chuck McPherson.

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Leo

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