Frank Foster (Saxophone)
Born: 23rd September 1928, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Died: 26th July 2011, Chesapeake, Virginia, U.S.
Frank Benjamin Foster III was an American tenor and soprano saxophonist, flautist, arranger, and composer. Foster collaborated frequently with Count Basie and worked as a bandleader from the early 1950s. In 1998, Howard University awarded Frank Foster with the Benny Golson Jazz Master Award.