Carlos Ward

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    Intro (Preview) [20 Plus] [Live]Carlos Ward
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    Refugee (Live) [feat. Pheeroan Aklaff,William Parker]Carlos Ward
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    Nette (Live) [feat. Pheeroan Aklaff,William Parker]Carlos Ward
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    Flute Segue (Live)Carlos Ward
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    Happy Birthcake (Live) [feat. Pheeroan Aklaff, William Parker]Carlos Ward

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        A superior altoist whose bluesy sound is often more accessible than the music he plays, Carlos Ward is best known as a valuable sideman. He grew up in Seattle, started on clarinet when he was 13, and while in the military studied at the Navy School of Music. He had opportunities to play music while stationed in Germany (including with Albert Mangelsdorff), where he heard Eric Dolphy, a major influence on his sound. After being discharged, Ward sat in regularly with John Coltrane... Read more

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