Ernest Dawkins

Ernest Dawkins

Top Songs

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Baghdad Boogie
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Shades of the Prairie Prophet
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Mal-Lester
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Hymn for a Hip King

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Biography

As the leader of New Horizons Ensemble, Ernest Dawkins has performed music ranging from free bop to free form, occasionally displaying its links to the past while definitely looking ahead. Dawkins remembered hearing Anthony Braxton (a neighbor) practice as a youth. He originally played bass and then drums before settling on the saxophone in 1973. He attended the AACM school and studied music at the Vandercook College of Music and with the AACM "elders" (including Joseph Jarman a... Read more

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