DODO MARMAROSA

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Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a child prodigy, Marmarosa was a trained classical pianist, but familiarised himself with jazz in parallel and practised with school mate Erroll Garner, another pianist from Pittsburgh. He received the uncomplimentary nickname, "Dodo", as a child because of his large head and short body.

He began his professional career in 1941, joining the Johnny "Scat" Davis Orchestra at the age of 15, which led him to joining Gene Krupa's band shortly after. The early 1940s brought a stint in Charlie Barnet's big band, where he first met Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, the luminaries of bebop. In 1944, he joined Tommy Dorsey, playing alongside Buddy Rich. In November 1944, Marmarosa joined Artie Shaw's combo, known as the Gramercy Five, that also featured guitarist Barney Kessel and fellow Pittsburgher, trumpet player Roy Eldridge.

He recorded as a sideman in the late 1940s, notably with Lester Young, Charlie Parker
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DODO MARMAROSA Piano Moods album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano Moods
Bop 1950
DODO MARMAROSA Dodo's Back! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dodo's Back!
Bop 1961
DODO MARMAROSA Dodo Marmarosa (aka Dodo's Dance) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dodo Marmarosa (aka Dodo's Dance)
Bop 1975
DODO MARMAROSA Piano Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano Man
Bop 1978
DODO MARMAROSA The Chicago Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chicago Sessions
Bop 1992

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DODO MARMAROSA A Live Dodo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Live Dodo
Bop 1979
DODO MARMAROSA Dodo Marmarosa / Lorraine Geller : West Coast Piano Touch album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dodo Marmarosa / Lorraine Geller : West Coast Piano Touch
Big Band 1992
DODO MARMAROSA Pittsburgh 1958 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pittsburgh 1958
Bop 1997
DODO MARMAROSA On The Coast 1945-1947 & 1952 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On The Coast 1945-1947 & 1952
Bop 2018

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DODO MARMAROSA Up in Dodo's Room album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Up in Dodo's Room
Bop 1996
DODO MARMAROSA Chronological Classics 1945 - 1950 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chronological Classics 1945 - 1950
Bop 2001
DODO MARMAROSA Complete Studio Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete Studio Recordings
Bop 2004

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