John Tchicai, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


John Tchicai

Danish free jazz saxophonist

Date of Birth: 28-Apr-1936

Place of Birth: Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark

Date of Death: 08-Oct-2012

Profession: composer, saxophonist, jazz musician

Nationality: Denmark

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About John Tchicai

  • John Martin Tchicai (April 28, 1936 – October 8, 2012) was a Danish free jazz saxophonist and composer. After moving to New York City in 1963, Tchicai joined Archie Shepp's New York Contemporary Five and the New York Art Quartet.
  • He played on John Coltrane's Ascension, and Albert Ayler's New York Eye and Ear Control, both influential free jazz recordings.

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