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Fred Tompkins - Somesville download album

  • Performer: Fred Tompkins
  • Title: Somesville
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Released: 1975
  • MP3 album: 1250 mb
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Fred Tompkins - Somesville download album

On this page you can listen to mp3 music free or download album or mp3 track to your PC, phone or tablet. Release title: Fred Tompkins - Somesville. Photo of Fred Tompkins - Somesville. More albums of Fred Tompkins: Compositions Of Fred Tompkins. Compositions Of Fred Tompkins. This album was released on the label . Records (catalog number 102). This album was released in 1975 year.

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Fred Tompkins was born in St. Louis in 1943. After high school he played tenor saxophone in and around his home town for several years before beginning the formal study of music at the St. Louis Insitute of Music, in 1964. By this time his strongest influences were jazz artists such as John Coltrane, Art Blakey, and the Jazz Messengers and the . and classical composers such as Paul Hindemith and Béla Bartók. The best of those early pieces and the best pieces from his subsequent and more fully developed album of 1975, Somesville, can now be heard on the compilation CD, FANFARE 8, The Early Works. In 1967, Tompkins moved to New York City and began writing music which would involve the drumming of Elvin Jones and horn playing of Joe Farrell, Jimmy Owens and many other great musicians.

Initial release : 1975. Fred Tompkins - flute. David Liebmann - flute, soprano saxophone (tracks 1 and 5). Steve Grossman - soprano saxophone (track 1). Paul Dobler - flute (tracks 2). Bob Anderson - clarinet (tracks 2). Don Corrado - french horn (tracks 3). Richard Jones - french horn (tracks 2).

Fred Tompkins (born in St. Louis, Missouri, 1943) is an American jazz flautist and composer, best known for his work as a composer of third stream music. Tompkins played in his native Missouri for several years after high school and attended the St. Louis Institute of Music starting in 1964, pairing it with summer courses at Berklee College and the Aspen Music School.


A1 Keep Changing 6:25
A2 Septet Changed 2:12
A3 Fanfare 2:51
A4 Septet Extended 5:03
B1 The Third Arch 3:24
B2 Edgar Winter 2:53
B3 Manus Sasonkin 5:07
B4 Bernard Cooke 2:25

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  • Recorded At – A-1 Sound Studios


  • Bass – Dave Williams* (tracks: A1, B4), Gene Perla (tracks: A1), Mickey Bass (tracks: A3), Richard Noah Young (tracks: B1,B3)
  • Bass Trombone – Al Kaplan* (tracks: A3)
  • Bassoon – Ed Ziegmann (tracks: A2)
  • Clarinet – Bob Anderson (tracks: A2)
  • Composed By – Fred Tompkins
  • Drums – Elvin Jones (tracks: A1, A2, A3, B4), Rick Cutler (tracks: B1, B2; B3)
  • Flute – David Liebman (tracks: A1), Fred Tompkins (tracks: A3), Paul Dobler (tracks: A2)
  • French Horn – Don Corrado* (tracks: A3), Richard Jones (tracks: A2)
  • Guitar – Roland Prince (tracks: A1)
  • Oboe – Bruce Weinstein (tracks: A2)
  • Organ – Norm Carey (tracks: B1)
  • Piano – Norm Carey (tracks: B2,B3,B4)
  • Recorded By – Herb Abramson
  • Soprano Saxophone – Steve Grossman (tracks: A1)
  • Trombone [Tenor-Trombone] – Danny Popole (tracks: A3)
  • Trumpet – Jay Brower (tracks: A3)


Recorded at A-1 Sound Studios, New York.

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