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BOBBI HUMPHREY
b. 25th April 1950, Marlin, Texas, U.S.A.
Notable jazz flautist, one of the first female instrumentalist signed to Blue Note Records in 1971. As well as a successful solo career she has recorded with many artists such as Duke Ellington and Stevie Wonder.
 
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BOBBI HUMPHREY: Freestyle Expanded Edition (SMCR 5019)
The second release In the new series of classic jazz/funk reissues from SoulMusic.com Records is an expanded edition of the original 1978 Epic album FREESTYLE by famed flautist and musician Bobbi Humphrey. Texas-born Bobbi was initially encouraged by jazz great Dizzy Gillespie to pursue a musical career: after winning the famous Apollo Theater Amateur Talent contest in New York, she became a popular performer in the city. In 1971, Bobbi signed with Blue Note Records and made six albums for...
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Bobbi Humphrey: Freestyle (SoulMusic.com Records)
My first introduction to the noted jazz flautist came rather late into Ms. Humphrey’s career when I heard her rare groove delight “Baby Don’t You Know...
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Bobbi Humphrey July 1978 Interview
Bobbi Humphrey tells John Abbey how Stevie Wonder came to play harmonica on her "Home Made Jam" single in return for help she had contributed to St...
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Bobbi Humphrey May 1975 Interview
JAZZ music has never been renowned for its role played by women and that is especially true when it comes to jazz musicians. The past has given us ...
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Bobbi Humphrey December 1977 Interview
Ms. Humphrey knows that talent isn't always enough to achieve success. Thus, she's formed her own management company and now stands or falls on he...
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