Joe Farrell

Joe Farrell (Joseph Carl Firrantello; * 16. December 1937 in Chicago Heights/Illinois; † 10. January 1986 in Los Angeles/California) was an US-American jazz - saxophonist and seamist.

Farrell began clarinet training in the age of eleven years, with sixteen years changed it to the tenor saxophone. To the study at the University OF Illinois it went 1959 to New York town center. There it belonged to 1962 with Slide Hampton to 1961 bends volume of May pool of broadcasting corporations Ferguson on and worked. It brought photographs with Charles Mingus, Dizzy Reece and Jaki Byard and belonged between 1966 and 1969 for the Thad in Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra and between 1967 and 1970 the Combo of Elvin Jones .

Admits became it by a row albums, which it brought for at the beginning in of the 1970er years for the label CTI. As Sideman worked he also with Elvin Jones, George Russell, Horace Silver, Woody Herman, Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea. Its career was impaired increasingly by drug problems. To photographs with Louis Hayes it went 1983 to Los Angeles, where it deceased to 1986.


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