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Sam Rivers [US1]

Sam Rivers [US1]
Aliases
Sam Rivers
Real name
Samuel Carthorne Rivers
Born
September 25, 1923
Died
December 26, 2011
Country
United States
IPI
00077346846 5 works
Comments
Jazz multi-instrumentalist, including soprano and tenor saxophones, flute, bass clarinet and piano. Rivers gained fame in the mid-1960s as a free jazz player. He was also a composer.
Member of
Roots [US2]

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
i 1965 (58 artists)
i May 30, 1996 (2 artists)
i 1965 (7 artists)
i 1965 Mark Weinstein
i 1965 Mark Weinstein

Covers by Sam Rivers [US1]

Title Performer Release date Originally by
i 1967 Woody Herman and His Orchestra - Vocal by Mary Ann McCall
i 1967 Percy Faith
i 2005 Ornette Coleman
i 1967 Doris Day
i 1967 Bing Crosby with Lennie Hayton and His Orchestra
i 1967 Nat "King" Cole
i 1977 Ornette Coleman
i 1967 Orquesta Pedro Via
i 2005 Orquesta Pedro Via
i 1967 Victor Young

Songs written by Sam Rivers [US1]

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