Saxophonist Charles McPherson Interviewed at AAJ
Having started his professional career at the age of nineteen, alto saxophonist Charles McPherson found himself working with Charles Mingus from 1960 to 1972, while also recording for the Prestige label under his own name.
Always inspired by Charlie Parker, but far more than just an acolyte, he has kept the bop fires blazing with his own distinctive sound and a body of work which is as impressive as it is enjoyable.
McPherson took time during his Fall 2007 tour to talk with AAJ contributor Maxwell Chandler.
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