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Haden is also known for his signature lyrical bass lines and is one of the most respected jazz bassists and jazz composers today.Haden was born in Iowa, and raised in a musical family, which often performed together on the radio playing country music and American folk songs.
Haden made his professional debut as a singer when he was two years old, and continued singing with his family until he contracted a mild form of polio when he was 14.
Charlie Haden and Paul Motian brought in Ethan Iverson, the pianist from the Bad Plus, into their set of narrative tension at the Village Vanguard this week.
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  Encyclopedia: Charlie Haden   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Haden is also known for his signature lyrical bass lines, and is one of the most respected jazz bassists and jazz composers today.
Haden was born in Missouri, and raised in a musical family, which often performed together on the radio playing country music and American folk songs.
Haden made his professional debut as a singer when he was two years old, and continued singing with his family until he contracted a mild form of polio when he was 14.
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This album was released to much critical acclaim and skepticism at the time, and Haden himself remarked that the harmolodic style of playing was so confusing to him at first that he resigned himself to repeating Coleman's lines on the bass.
Besides his association with Ornette Coleman, Haden was also a member of Keith Jarrett (additional info and facts about Keith Jarrett) 's trio and "American quartet" from 1967 to 1976 with Paul Motian (additional info and facts about Paul Motian) and Dewey Redman.
Charlie Haden is known for his signature lyrical bass lines, and is one of the most respected jazz bassists and jazz composers today.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/charlie_haden.htm   (403 words)

  
 E.J.N. - CHARLIE HADEN
Charlie Haden was born in Shenandoah, Iowa in 1937.
Charlie was also involved recently in another album with Brecker and Herbie Hancock.
Charlie's first venture as a small group leader was Quartet West which debuted in 1987 with Quartet West (Polygram/Verve), and performed to high critical acclaim throughout the world.
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Charlie Haden is one of the most accomplished, talented and versatile bassists of our times, as well as an impressive composer.
Haden sang with the family group until contracting polio at the age of 15.
In 1959, Haden moved with Coleman to New York; that year, Coleman's group with Haden, Cherry, and drummer Billy Higgins played a celebrated engagement at the Five Spot, and began recording a series of influential albums, including The Shape of Jazz to come and Change of the Century.
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 Charlie Haden
This spring, the jazz bassist, composer, and bandleader Charlie Haden is everywhere.
The approach has made Haden popular (both the Jones and Metheny projects were chart toppers, and the Barron CD will certainly get there) even if he does draw the occasional critical jibe for diving headlong into nostalgia and veering too close to easy listening.
Haden's reputation as an accompanist goes back to his Ornette Coleman days, where he was able to adapt the "free" jazz imperatives of Ornette's music to his instrument.
www.bostonphoenix.com /archive/music/98/04/09/CHARLIE_HADEN.html   (1504 words)

  
 Charlie Haden, Bass - 00.08
Haden was one of the sidemen with whom the alto saxophonist Ornette Coleman turned jazz upside down at the end of the 1950s.
Haden remained on the program until he was fifteen, when he contracted polio, which weakened nerves in his face and throat and put an end to his singing career.
To hear Haden reminisce, one might think that his choice of instrument was determined by a boyhood crush on one of the Carter sisters and by a rivalry with his late brother, Jim, an avid bebop fan who also became a professional bass player.
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 Charlie Haden
Haden, who is white, burst on the scene in 1959 as the bassist in a combo led by African-American Ornette Coleman, who played a white plastic alto saxophone.
Charlie was born in Shenandoah, Iowa, in 1937, a brief stopover before the family settled in Springfield.
A January 31, Minneapolis Tribune article on Haden describes the willingness of Haden to act on the belief that "music can't be separated from politics." In 1971, while appearing with saxophonist Ornette Coleman at a festival in Lisbon, Portugal, Haden dedicated his "Song for Che," to the fl liberation movements in the Portuguese African colonies.
www.columbia.edu /~lnp3/mydocs/culture/Charlie_Haden.htm   (1645 words)

  
 PBS - JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns: Selected Artist Biography - Charlie Haden
Haden continued to perform in the 1980s, and in 1982 recorded with a new Liberation Music Orchestra made up of members of Carla Bley's group and Old and New Dreams; the band toured the USA into the mid-1980s.
Haden has a large, warm tone, the subtle vibrato, richness, and manipulations of which are central elements in his improvisational vocabulary.
Haden was the perfect bass player for Coleman because he instantaneously aligned himself with the shifting directions and continuous modulations that typified Coleman's freely improvised lines.
www.pbs.org /jazz/biography/artist_id_haden_charlie.htm   (323 words)

  
 Charlie Haden - Verve Records   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the midst of a fragile, post-9/11 atmosphere, legendary bassist-composer-bandleader Charlie Haden was inspired to create his meditative American Dreams as a kind of healing balm for a shattered national psyche.
As Haden explained, “There was a necessity that I felt to play music from American composers in protest to what’s going on, to make a statement that just because you’re not for everything that this administration is doing, doesn’t mean that you’re not patriotic.
Haden writes in his liner notes to Not In Our Name“, “the beautiful arrangements and performance of Carla Bley are to be marveled at.” Her use of dissonant, minor key voicings in the horns on “America The Beautiful,” for example, adds layers of innuendo and irony to that staid patriotic theme.
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 Robert's Review of Charlie Haden Quartet West at Stewart Thearter
Charlie Haden's Quartet West came to the Stewart Theater on the campus of North Carolina State and played to a sold out post valentine's day crowd of lovers, jazz lovers, and students.
Charlie Haden has been one of the premier bass players for years and is known for his work with the free sounding Ornette Coleman band as well as work with Keith Jarrett and many others.
Haden also seemed to be suffering from a number of problems; a strange instrument, ear plugs and Plexiglas between him and the drummer, and he was constantly blowing on his hands to keep them from cramping.
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 The Connection.org : Charlie Haden on Bass
Charlie Haden celebrates the release of "American Dreams" at 8:00 pm, Saturday, December 14 at the Berklee Performing Arts Center.
Charlie Haden made his stage debut with his family singing group before his second birthday.
It was that same intuitive sense of harmony and melody that put Charlie Haden, years later, at the forefront of jazz.
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 CMT.com : Charlie Haden : Biography
Haden debuted on the family program at the tender age of 22 months, after his mother noticed him humming along to her lullabies.
Haden moved to Los Angeles and by 1957 had begun playing jazz with pianists Elmo Hope and Hampton Hawes and saxophonist Art Pepper.
It was around then that Haden heard Coleman play for the first time, when the saxophonist sat in with Gerry Mulligan's band in another L.A. nightclub.
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 Amazon.com: Charlie Haden Albums (CD, MP3, Vinyl, etc.), Related Products (DVD, Books, Apparel), Pictures, Discography, ...
Haden debuted on the family program at the tender age of 22 months, after his mother noticed him humming along to her lullabies.
Haden sang with the family group until contracting polio at the age of 15.
In 1959, Haden moved with Coleman to New York; that year, Coleman's group with Haden, Cherry, and drummer Billy Higgins played a celebrated engagement at the Five Spot, and began recording a series of influential albums, including The Shape of Jazz to Come and Change of the Century.
www.amazon.com /Charlie-Haden/e/B000AQ2H1O   (804 words)

  
 Metroactive Music | Charlie Haden
Charlie Haden, one of the headliners at this year's San Francisco Jazz Festival, is such an individual.
In the process, Haden evolved what was perhaps the most singular voice among his bass-playing contemporaries, interpolating CandW and other folk elements into Coleman's brave new world.
Charlie Haden, Dewey Redman, Nana Vasconcelos and Peter Apfelbaum perform a tribute to Don Cherry on Oct. 26 at 8pm at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.
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 Charlie Haden Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For his latest Quartet West project on Verve, The Art of the Song, Charlie Haden not only set out to showcase quintessential tunes that are seldom performed but also to have their beautiful melodies be given voice by paragons of song.
While Haden concedes that he was hesitant to record the vocals for"Wayfaring Stranger," (a song his mother used to sing on the radio in the family folk-gospel band that played the Grand Ole Opry), Shirley Horn convinced him that the end result belonged on the album.
When Haden was preparing to record The Art of the Song, he told his longtime friend and executive producer Jean-Philippe Allard of his intention to sing a number.
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 Charlie Haden
Charlie got some formal training on bass in high school and was good enough to be offered a scholarship to Oberlin Conservatory, but he chose to follow his heart instead.
Haden was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for composition and has contributed his tunes to many of the recording projects he has played on.
Charlie Haden's recording career began on a session with pianist Paul Bley in 1958; a year later, he went into the studio with the Ornette Coleman Quartet for a session that was released on the aptly titled Atlantic LP The Shape of Jazz to Come.
www.bassplayer.com /article/charlie-haden/jan-00/4576   (6568 words)

  
 Charlie Haden
For a time in the early 60s, Charlie Haden's musical activity was brought to temporary halt by drug problems, but by 1964 he had returned to performing, joining up with Coleman again in 1966.
Throughout the 1980s, Haden particpated in numerous bands and collaborations, working with musicians as varied as composer Gavin Bryars, guitarist Pat Metheny, and trumpeter Chet Baker (participating in one of the final recording sessions prior to Baker's death in 1988).
Haden has continued to be active throughout the 90s and 00s.
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 Charlie Haden - Verve Records
In the midst of a fragile, post-9/11 atmosphere, legendary bassist-composer-bandleader Charlie Haden was inspired to create his meditative American Dreams as a kind of healing balm for a shattered national psyche.
As Haden explained, “There was a necessity that I felt to play music from American composers in protest to what’s going on, to make a statement that just because you’re not for everything that this administration is doing, doesn’t mean that you’re not patriotic.
Haden writes in his liner notes to Not In Our Name“, “the beautiful arrangements and performance of Carla Bley are to be marveled at.” Her use of dissonant, minor key voicings in the horns on “America The Beautiful,” for example, adds layers of innuendo and irony to that staid patriotic theme.
www.vervemusicgroup.com /artist.aspx?ob=art&src=rslt&aid=2808   (2064 words)

  
 NPR's Jazz Profiles: Charlie Haden
Charlie Haden has one of the most personal and recognizable bass sounds in jazz.
Before Haden took the jazz world by storm, he was known as "Little Cowboy Charlie," a singing toddler in his family's band.
Haden was captivated with Coleman's music and after the show, he sought the saxophonist out.
www.npr.org /programs/jazzprofiles/archive/haden_c.html   (759 words)

  
 Jazz Liberation / Charlie Haden gets the political band Liberation Music Orchestra back together
When Charlie Haden was invited to participate on a panel about jazz and politics at next month's annual IAJE (International Association of Jazz Educators) convention in New York City, the organizer told him: "You've got to be on it.
Haden may not be the first or only jazz musician to explicitly infuse his music with a political point of view, but he has certainly been one of the most consistent.
Haden had first come across the slogan "Not in Our Name" on banners hanging from apartment buildings in Spain and Italy when he was touring there with guitarist Pat Metheny in 2003.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/gate/archive/2005/12/01/derk.DTL   (1539 words)

  
 Pat Metheny and Charlie Haden
Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra completed its trilogy of recordings with the 1991 release of Dream Keeper which won both the Down Beat Critics' and Readers' polls as "Album of the Year" as well as earning a Grammy nomination.
Charlie Haden is not only a composer, bandleader and bass player, but, in 1982, he also founded the jazz studies program at California Institute of the Arts.
Haden let shine through his origins in a Midwestern-country family, Metheny enchanted the public with his soulful sound, even adding a touch of bossa nova in a few tunes.
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 Charlie Haden: Montreal Tapes Vol.1 - Wal-Mart
Haden stayed with Coleman until 1960, but has played with him since on several occasions, including some gigs in 1968 and 1972, where he played in tandem with one of his successors, David Izenzon.
Along with Crisis, a recording of a concert from a tour which Haden made with Ornette Coleman in 1969, Liberation Music Orchestra has the distinction of being the object of an attempt by the record companies' shareholders to withdraw it from the catalogue because of its "anti-American" content.
Haden continued his interest in politically motivated music in 1991 when he issued an album with Carlos Paredes, a Portuguese fado musician who had been an active anti-Fascist and also released a third Liberation Music Orchestra album, Dream Keeper, the title track a suite based on a poem by the African American writer Langston Hughes.
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 Beyond the Missouri Sky: (Short stories) by Charlie Haden and Pat Metheny
Haden will always be associated with the free school of jazz and Metheny with his own sound, a blend of jazz, pop, and Latin music.
Haden has made a number of duo records in recent years with such artists as Hank Jones and Kenny Barron, and each presents Haden as the most patient player in jazz.
Charlie Haden calls the music of Pat Metheny "contemporary impressionistic Americana." This is an accurate description of the music in Beyond the Missouri Sky, depicting a land of endless skies, sunsets, dreams and restlessness.
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 Borders - Feature - America the Beautiful: A Conversation with Charlie Haden
His first gig was with his family's country-and-western group, but when polio took away his ability to sing in the early 1950s, a teenage Charlie Haden switched to the bass.
At 65, Haden is still making his mark, collaborating with tenor-sax titan Michael Brecker on his glorious tribute to the nation, American Dreams.
In this interview, the socially conscious Haden discusses whether his definition of the American Dream has changed, the impact deep thinkers such as Vincent Van Gogh and Albert Einstein have made upon his life, and the value of arts and music programs in schools.
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 About Charlie Haden
Born in Shenandoah, Iowa, Charlie Haden began his life in music almost immediately, singing on his parents’ country and western radio show at the tender age of 22 months.
Haden’s love of world music has also seen him teaming with a variety of diverse international players, including Brazilian guitarist Egberto Gismonti, Argentinean bandoneon master Dino Saluzzi, and Portuguese guitar giant Carlos Paredes.
For Charlie Haden, musical sounds - melodies that uplift or intrigue - are more important than the bass itself that he fell in love with as a child.
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