Label: CTI Records - CTI 6012 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album Gatefold / White CTI Label • Country: Canada • Genre: Jazz, Classical • Style: Contemporary Jazz, Baroque, Impressionist
Hubert Laws born November 10,  is an American flutist and saxophonist with a career spanning over 50 years in jazzclassicaland other music genres. Considering the artistry of the late Eric Dolphy and the popularity of the late Herbie MannLaws is notably in the company of the most recognized and respected jazz Hubert Laws - The Rite Of Spring in the history of jazz, also the most imitated. Laws is one of the few classical artists who has Hail Columbia - New York Military Band - America / (a) Hail Columbia (b) The Star Spangled Banner (E mastered jazzpopand rhythm-and-blues genres, moving effortlessly from one repertory to another.
Hubert Laws, Jr. He began playing flute in high school after volunteering to substitute for the school orchestra's regular flutist. He became adept at jazz improvisation by playing in the Houston-area jazz group the Swingsters, which eventually evolved into the Modern Jazz Sextet, the Night Hawks, and The Crusaders. At the age of 15, he was a member of the early Jazz Crusaders while in Texas —60and also played classical music during those years.
He would return to this genre in with a recording of Tchaikovsky 's Romeo and Juliet. He recorded with his younger brother Ronnie on the album The Laws in the early s.
He can also be heard playing tenor saxophone on some records from the s. In the s Laws resumed his career, playing on the Spirituals in Concert recording by opera singers Kathleen Battle and Jessye Norman.
His albums on the Music Masters Jazz label— My Time Will Come in and, more particularly, Storm Then Calm in —are regarded by critics as a return to the form he exhibited on his early s albums. Johnsonand The Rascals. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hubert Laws. Main article: Hubert Laws discography. United States: The Hubert Laws - The Rite Of Spring Network. Retrieved Washington: National Endowment for the Arts.
Archived from the original on September 17, Retrieved July 19, Categories : American jazz flautists American classical flautists births Living people Musicians from Houston African-American jazz musicians African-American classical musicians American rhythm and blues musicians New York Jazz Quartet members 20th-century American musicians American jazz saxophonists American male saxophonists 20th-century saxophonists 21st-century saxophonists Jazz musicians from Texas Classical musicians from Texas Classical musicians from New York state 20th-century American male musicians 21st-century American male musicians Male jazz musicians The Crusaders members.
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