KIDD JORDAN

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Saxophonist Edward "Kidd" Jordan was born May 5, 1935, in Crowley, Louisiana. After completing a music degree at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he relocated to New Orleans, where he taught at Southern University beginning in 1974. Jordan also earned the master's degree from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, and later studied at Northwestern University under Fred Hemke. Jordan has performed and recorded with such legends as Cannonball Adderley, Fred Anderson, Ornette Coleman, Ed Blackwell, Ray Charles, Cecil Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Ed Blackwell, The Temptations, Big Maybelle, Archie Shepp, Sun Ra, Peter Korvald, William Parker, Alan Silva, Louis Moholo, Sunny Murray, Hamid Drake, and Ellis Marsalis, to name a few. He organized the first World Saxophone Quartet in 1976 that included Julius Hemphill, David Murray, Harniet Bluiett, and Oliver Lake. He also founded the Improvisational Arts Ensemble with Alvin Fielder, Clyde Kerr, Jr., and London read more...
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KIDD JORDAN Palm Of Soul (with Hamid Drake, William Parker) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Palm Of Soul (with Hamid Drake, William Parker)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2006
KIDD JORDAN On Fire album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On Fire
Avant-Garde Jazz 2011
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On Fire 2
Avant-Garde Jazz 2012
KIDD JORDAN Kidd Jordan, Alvin Fielder, Joel Futterman, Steve Swell : Masters of Improvisation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kidd Jordan, Alvin Fielder, Joel Futterman, Steve Swell : Masters of Improvisation
Avant-Garde Jazz 2018

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KIDD JORDAN New Orleans Festival Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Orleans Festival Suite
Avant-Garde Jazz 2002
KIDD JORDAN Live at the Tampere Jazz Happening 2000 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Tampere Jazz Happening 2000
Avant-Garde Jazz 2004
KIDD JORDAN Kidd Jordan & Hamid Drake: A Night In November : Live in New Orleans album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kidd Jordan & Hamid Drake: A Night In November : Live in New Orleans
Avant-Garde Jazz 2013
KIDD JORDAN Kidd Jordan, Peter Kowald, Alvin Fielder  : Live in New Orleans album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kidd Jordan, Peter Kowald, Alvin Fielder : Live in New Orleans
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KIDD JORDAN Kidd Jordan, Alvin Fielder, Peter Kowald : Trio and Duo in New Orleans album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kidd Jordan, Alvin Fielder, Peter Kowald : Trio and Duo in New Orleans
Avant-Garde Jazz 2013
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Edward "Kidd" Jordan, Joel Futterman, William Parker, Hamid Drake : A Tribute to Alvin Fielder - Live at Vision Festival XXIV
Avant-Garde Jazz 2020

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