Russ Freeman

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    After The Love Has GoneRuss Freeman
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    Maid In MexicoRuss Freeman
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    When Love Was Lost and FoundRuss Freeman
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        Pianist Russ Freeman -- not to be confused with the guitarist/leader of the Rippingtons -- was better known as a sideman than a leader, but he was an important collaborator with both Chet Baker and Shelly Manne, leaving his mark on two of the most celebrated bodies of work in West Coast cool jazz. Classically trained as a child, Freeman began making a name for himself on the West Coast jazz scene in the mid-'40s, playing mostly with bebop-oriented groups. During this period, he ... Read more

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