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     Tadd Dameron

Born: Feb 21, 1917 in Cleveland, OH
Died: Mar 8, 1965 in New York, NY
Genre: Jazz
Styles: Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Progressive Big Band, Bop

The definitive arranger/composer of the bop era, Tadd Dameron wrote such standards as "Good Bait," "Our Delight," "Hot House," "Lady Bird." and "If You Could See Me Now." Not only did he write melody lines but full arrangements and he was an influential force from the mid-'40s on even though he never financially prospered. Dameron started out in the swing era touring with the Zack Whyte and Blanche Calloway bands, he wrote for Vido Musso in New York and most importantly contributed arrangements for Harlan Leonard's Kansas City Orchestra, some of which were recorded. Soon Dameron was writing charts for such bands as Jimmie Lunceford, Count Basie, Billy Eckstine and Dizzy Gillespie (1945-47) in addition to Sarah Vaughan. Dameron was always very modest about his own piano playing but he did gig with Babs Gonzales' Three Bips and a Bop in 1947 and led a sextet featuring Fats Navarro (and later Miles Davis) at the Royal Roost during 1948-49. Dameron co-led a group with Davis at the 1949 Paris Jazz Festival, stayed in Europe for a few months (writing for Ted Heath) and then returned to New York. He wrote for Artie Shaw's last orchestra that year, played and arranged R&B for Bull Moose Jackson (1951-52) and in 1953 led a nonet featuring Clifford Brown and Philly Joe Jones. However drug problems started to get in the way of his music. After recording a couple of albums (including 1958's Mating Call with John Coltrane) he spent much of 1959-61 in jail. After he was released, Dameron wrote for Sonny Stitt, Blue Mitchell, Milt Jackson, Benny Goodman and his last record but was less active in the years before his death from cancer. Tadd Dameron's classic Blue Note recordings of 1947-48, his 1949 Capitol sides and Prestige/Riverside sets of 1953, 1956, 1958 and 1962 are all currently in print on CD.

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
ddfa.org/taddamrn.html About
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=6066 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tadd_Dameron About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tadd_Dameron About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Tadd Dameron - 'Mating Call' - 1956, Prestige, OJC
 Tadd Dameron - 'The Magic Touch' - 1992, OJC, Riverside
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 Miles Davis - 'In Paris Festival International De Jazz May 1949' - 1977, Columbia, The Jazz Factory
 Fats Navarro - 'The Complete Blue Note And Capitol Recordings Of Fats Navarro And Tadd Dameron' - 1995, Blue Note
  как соисполнитель ...
 Clifford Brown - 'Joy Spring' - 2005, MCPS, Proper
 John Coltrane - 'Early Trane' - 2008, Proper Box
 John Coltrane - 'John Coltrane And The Jazz Giants' - 2003, Fantasy, RAO
 Fats Navarro - 'Dameronia' - 1999, Jazz Archives
 Fats Navarro - 'Nostalgia' - 1991, Savoy-Japan

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