DON REDMAN

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Donald Matthew Redman (July 29, 1900 – November 30, 1964) was an American jazz musician, arranger, bandleader and composer.

Redman was announced as a member of the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame on May 6, 2009. Redman was born in Piedmont, West Virginia. His father was a music teacher, his mother was a singer. Don began playing the trumpet at the age of three, joined his first band at the age of six and by the age of 12 was proficient on all wind instruments ranging from trumpet to oboe as well as piano. He studied at Storer College in Harper's Ferry and at the Boston Conservatory, then joined Billy Page's Broadway Syncopaters in New York City. (He was the uncle of saxophonist Dewey Redman, and thus great-uncle of saxophonist Joshua Redman and trumpeter Carlos Redman.)

Career In 1923 Don Redman joined the Fletcher Henderson orchestra, mostly playing
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DON REDMAN Dance, Dance, Dance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dance, Dance, Dance
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1957
DON REDMAN The Don Redman All-Stars Vol.2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Don Redman All-Stars Vol.2
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1960
DON REDMAN Don Redman & His Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Don Redman & His Orchestra
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1975

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DON REDMAN Don Redman and his Orchestra - 1931-1933 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Don Redman and his Orchestra - 1931-1933
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1990
DON REDMAN Don Redman and his Orchestra - 1933-1936 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Don Redman and his Orchestra - 1933-1936
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1990
DON REDMAN Shakin' the Africann album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shakin' the Africann
Classic (1920s) Jazz 2002
DON REDMAN Doin' the New Low Down album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Doin' the New Low Down
Classic (1920s) Jazz 2004

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