DOROTHY DONEGAN

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Dorothy Donegan (April 6, 1924 — May 19, 1998) was a classically trained jazz pianist primarily known for performing in the stride piano and boogie-woogie style. She also played bop, swing jazz, and classical music. Obituaries for her argued that her flamboyant personality, tendency to mix unrelated genres in the same concert, and willingness to do lounge music may have caused her to be undervalued in jazz circles.

Donegan was born and grew up in Chicago, Illinois and began studying classical piano at age six. In her early years, she studied at the Chicago Musical College and by age eight her potential was recognized. In the 1940s she became Art Tatum's protégée and in 1942 she made her recording debut. She appeared in Sensations of 1945 with Cab Calloway, Gene Rodgers and W. C. Fields and was known for her work in Chicago nightclubs. She began a trio in 1945,
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DOROTHY DONEGAN September Song album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
September Song
Bop 1956
DOROTHY DONEGAN At the Embers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At the Embers
Bop 1959
DOROTHY DONEGAN Swingin' Jazz In Hi-Fi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swingin' Jazz In Hi-Fi
Bop 1963
DOROTHY DONEGAN The Many Faces Of Dorothy Donegan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Many Faces Of Dorothy Donegan
Hard Bop 1975
DOROTHY DONEGAN Makin' Whoopee album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Makin' Whoopee
Stride Piano 1979
DOROTHY DONEGAN The Explosive Dorothy Donegan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Explosive Dorothy Donegan
Hard Bop 1980
DOROTHY DONEGAN I Walk Along album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Walk Along
Hard Bop 1989
DOROTHY DONEGAN Sophisticated Lady album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sophisticated Lady
Hard Bop 1991
DOROTHY DONEGAN I Just Want To Sing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Just Want To Sing
Hard Bop 1995

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DOROTHY DONEGAN Dorothy Donegan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dorothy Donegan
Hard Bop 1976
DOROTHY DONEGAN Live! (aka Дороти Донеган) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live! (aka Дороти Донеган)
Hard Bop 1980
DOROTHY DONEGAN Dorothy Donegan Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dorothy Donegan Live
Hard Bop 1981
DOROTHY DONEGAN Live At The Widder Bar 1986, Zürich album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Widder Bar 1986, Zürich
Bop 1989
DOROTHY DONEGAN Dorothy Donegan Live At The 1990 Floating Jazz Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dorothy Donegan Live At The 1990 Floating Jazz Festival
Post Bop 1991
DOROTHY DONEGAN Incredible Dorothy Donegan Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Incredible Dorothy Donegan Trio
Bop 1992
DOROTHY DONEGAN Dorothy Donegan Trio (Live in Copenhagen 1980) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dorothy Donegan Trio (Live in Copenhagen 1980)
Bop 1997
DOROTHY DONEGAN Live at the King of France Tavern album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the King of France Tavern
Hard Bop 2015

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DOROTHY DONEGAN Dorothy Romps : A Piano Retrospective 1953-1979 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dorothy Romps : A Piano Retrospective 1953-1979
Bop 1991
DOROTHY DONEGAN Strength, Energy, Imagination album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Strength, Energy, Imagination
Hard Bop 2014

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