Tadd Dameron
American musician
Tadd Dameron
Tadley Ewing Peake "Tadd" Dameron was an American jazz composer, arranger and pianist. Saxophonist Dexter Gordon called Dameron the "romanticist" of the bop movement, while reviewer Scott Yanow writes that Dameron was the "definitive arranger/composer of the bop era".
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Jazzmen sociologues - Le Monde
Google News - over 5 years
... et les accords empruntés à ces chansons avec quelques altérations harmoniques (ainsi la chanson What Is This Thing Called Love, de Cole Porter (1929), devient un thème be-bop, Hot House, de Tadd Dameron, enregistré par Gillespie et Parker en 1945)
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Barry Harris, Pizza Express Jazz Club - review - Evening Standard
Google News - over 5 years
Chords are Barry's particular speciality, an area of expertise he shares with Powell, Tadd Dameron and George Shearing, pastmasters who never played a humble major triad in their lives. Even his opening number, a deceptively simple melody,
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MUSIC REVIEW; A Veteran Sideman Takes the Lead
NYTimes - over 5 years
Rufus Reid took the lead on just one tune in his early set at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola on Tuesday night, but he made it count. Arms wrapped around his upright bass, he played ''If You Could See Me Now,'' the jazz ballad by Tadd Dameron, with a slow, sumptuous ease, applying a wide vibrato to most of his notes. His tone was hearty and resounding, and
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Come cambiare il jazz a ritmo di Blue Note - il Giornale
Google News - over 5 years
Naturalmente pubblicò anche dischi di bop: indimenticabili quelli di Tadd Dameron, Fats Navarro, Bud Powell. Se Monk era imprevedibile, Powell era seriamente disturbato. Registrare Powell era un'impresa e spesso Lion lo teneva a dormire a casa sua per
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Jam Packed Jam Session Honors Castellanos - San Diego Reader (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
He began with a lesser-known Tadd Dameron tune, flying through the changes while dropping quotes from Miles Davis ("Four"), and Charlie Parker ("Segment"), before yielding to Levy's Dexter Gordon meets Sonny Rollins essay. Pianist Irving Flores is
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SummerJazz Camp helps young musicians develop - Stamford Advocate
Google News - over 5 years
One tenor saxophonist helped a trumpeter who lost his place in Tadd Dameron's "Lady Bird" before the trumpeter was called upon to take a solo. Regardless of skill set, students at the camp clearly seemed to have a thirst to improve their musicianship
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Velada inaugural con clase - La Nueva España
Google News - over 5 years
«Lady bird», del malogrado pianista estadounidense Tadd Dameron (autor de grabaciones antológicas como Fontainebleau o Mating call, junto a John Coltrane) o «Angelica», de Duke Ellington (un autor muy próximo a Sands, por su trabajo en formato Big
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Silvano Monasterios Releases New CD "Unconditional" On The Savant Label - Jazzcorner
Google News - over 5 years
Reminiscent of the work of Tadd Dameron in its unabashed beauty it is interpreted stirringly by Roberts on tenor. The concluding "Black Saint" features Monasterios on electric keyboards in a post Bitches Brew Miles mode
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Miles Davis: la trompeta que sigue sonando - TN.com.ar
Google News - almost 6 years
En 1949 Davis lideró una nueva formación con el pianista Tadd Dameron. En mayo de ese año fueron a París para participar en el Paris Jazz Festival. A comienzos de los años cincuenta la carrera musical de Davis se vio afectada por su adicción a la
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El cuarteto de jazz 'More and Four' actúa este martes en el Ciclo de Jazz de ... - Europa Press
Google News - almost 6 years
Cuentan entre su repertorio con temas de Cole Porter, Manzini, J. Lewis, Tadd Dameron, P. Metheny, AC Jobim o J. Coltrane, que abarcan desde la era bebop, la bossa llegando hasta el jazz más actual. El cuarteto lo forman cuatro músicos que vienen de
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Drury High School Spring Concert - iBerkshires.com
Google News - almost 6 years
They will be playing Jazz standards that will feature their improvisation, Ladybird by Tadd Dameron and Joy Spring by Clifford Brown. Jazz has always been a reflection of our times. The students have chosen to cover a current pop tune,
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Mais antiga banda de jazz brasileira abre mostra do estilo em Campinas - EPTV
Google News - almost 6 years
A Johnson County Landmark fecha a programação no domingo (22), levando ao teatro interpretações originais de Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Tadd Dameron, Thad Jones e Charles Mingus. Também estão no roteiro de possibilidades o grupo campineiro Café
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The Lost Jazz Shrines Presents 52nd Street in the Modern Mode - Broadway World
Google News - almost 6 years
Dizzy Gillespie, Mary Lou Williams, Fats Waller, Tadd Dameron, John Lewis, John Kirby and other notables of the era will be explored. Humanities program at 7PM, Free: Film screening of Candido: Hands of Fire. Matt Wilson - musical director / drums;
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Critics' Choice: New CDs
NYTimes - about 6 years
CAGE THE ELEPHANT ''Thank You Happy Birthday'' (Jive) Matt Shultz's scratchy, wobbly, jumpy voice isn't pretty by any means. But it happens to be the perfect instrument for the manic desperation and sardonic defiance of his band, Cage the Elephant. Formed in Bowling Green, Ky., Cage the Elephant had enough success with its self-titled debut album
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MUSIC REVIEW; A Man of Funk's Straight-Ahead Groove
NYTimes - almost 7 years
The saxophonist Pee Wee Ellis played just one original in his first set at Iridium on Thursday night, and it delivered the only dose of nonswinging groove. That ratio felt emphatic, like a statement of principle. Mr. Ellis, leading a cohort credibly billed as his all-star band -- with Mulgrew Miller on piano, Ron Carter on bass and Jimmy Cobb on
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The Listings: Jazz
NYTimes - about 7 years
Full reviews of recent jazz concerts: nytimes.com/music. JOHN BUNCH TRIO (Tuesday) John Bunch, an articulate pianist well into his 80s, leads his longstanding swing trio with the guitarist (and fellow octogenarian) Bucky Pizzarelli and the bassist (and sometime singer) Jay Leonhart. From 7:30 to 10 p.m., Smalls, 183 West 10th Street, West Village ,
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Thinking Inside the Box (Musically, That Is)
NYTimes - over 7 years
THERE are numerous ways to invent history, as seen in this year's assortment of boxed sets. Some prefer the full-catalog purge, and others the rarities and remixes. Some celebrate received wisdom; others, alternate stories. And when all that's done, some start over, taking another look with fresh eyes. That there would be only one way to go about
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tadd Dameron
    FORTIES
  • 1965
    Age 48
    Dameron suffered from cancer and had several heart attacks before dying of cancer in 1965, at the age of 48.
    More Details Hide Details Dameron has been the subject of many tributes since his death: With Milt Jackson With Sonny Stitt
  • THIRTIES
  • 1953
    Age 36
    After forming another group of his own with Clifford Brown in 1953, Dameron developed an addiction to narcotics toward the end of his career.
    More Details Hide Details He served time (1959–61) in federal prison in Lexington, Kentucky.
  • 1948
    Age 31
    Also in 1948, Dameron led his own group in New York, which included Fats Navarro; the following year Dameron was at the Paris Jazz Festival with Miles Davis.
    More Details Hide Details From 1961 he scored for recordings by Milt Jackson, Sonny Stitt, and Blue Mitchell. Dameron also arranged and played for rhythm and blues musician Bull Moose Jackson. Playing for Jackson at that same time was Benny Golson, who was to become a jazz composer in his own right. Golson has said that Dameron was the most important influence on his writing. Dameron composed several bop standards, including "Hot House", "If You Could See Me Now", "Our Delight", "Good Bait" (composed for Count Basie), and "Lady Bird". Dameron's bands featured leading players such as Fats Navarro, Miles Davis, Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins, and Wardell Gray.
    In the late 1940s, Dameron wrote arrangements for Gillespie's big band, who gave the première of his large-scale orchestral piece Soulphony in Three Hearts at Carnegie Hall in 1948.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1917
    Age 0
    Born on February 21, 1917.
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