Curtis Fowlkes

Since the early 1990s, Trombonist Curtis Fowlkes performed on numerous albums. His varied career spans both jazz and rock music. He co-founded the Jazz Passengers and was also a member the Lounge Lizards, Bill Frisell’s quartet, as well as the Kansas City All-Stars. The latter formed for Robert Altman’s film Kansas City. They ended up with two CDs plus a month-long tour. Fowlkes toured in 1996 with Charlie Haden’s reunited Liberation Orchestra and the Ellington Orchestra, led by Louie Bellson. Artists like Marc Ribot and John Zorn in New York City; comedian Harry Shearer; as well as rock acts such as Sheryl Crow, Jeb Liy Nichols and Cibo Mato are some of the other collaborators. Fowlkes made his debut as a leader in 1999 with Reflect on Knitting Factory Records. Allmusic

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