• > Home
  • > Artists
  • > Lester Bowie
  • > Overview
  • Lester Bowie

    Lester Bowie

    American trumpeter, flugel hornist, kelp hornist, vocalist, percussionist and composer. Born October 11, 1941 in Frederick, Maryland, died November 8, 1999 in New York City, New York. He met future wife Fontella Bass in an R&B band after military service. He worked in St. Louis and later he moved to Chicago in 1966 where he formed The Art Ensemble Of Chicago with Roscoe Mitchell. Brother of Joseph ...more

    Be Social with Us

    • ARTISTdirect at youtube

    Related Sites

    Latest Music News

    more news headlines »

    Featured Links