Foster, Frank, 1928-2011

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Frank B. Foster III is a saxophonist, flutist, big band leader, educator, and Grammy Award-winning jazz composer and arranger, professionally active in music since the 1940s.

From the description of Frank Foster papers, 1930-2009 and undated, bulk 1950s-2009. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 647801488

Mont Calm Farms might possibly have been in Montgomery County, Pa.

From the description of Shooting record at Mont Calm Farms [manuscript], 1932-1945. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976886

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creatorOf Foster, Frank, 1928-. Frank Foster papers, 1930-2009 and undated, bulk 1950s-2009. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Tom Boras scores, 1962-2001 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Ambassador Auditorium Collection, 1974-1995 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. NCSA Jazz Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Boras, Tom. Tom Boras scores, 1962-2001. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Foster, Frank B. Shooting record at Mont Calm Farms [manuscript], 1932-1945. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. NCSA Jazz Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
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associatedWith Biddle, Nicholas, 1893-1977. person
associatedWith Boras, Tom. person
associatedWith Count Basie Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Loud Minority (Musical group) corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Ensemble. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Montgomery County (Pa.)
United States
Subject
Swing (music)
Composers
Jazz
Music--Instruction and study
Saxophonists
Hunting
Fowling
Jazz musicians
Occupation
Arrangers
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Birth 1928-09-23

Death 2011-07-26

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