Tadd Dameron biography

Tadd Dameron

Jazz Pianist, Musical Artist

1917 – 1965

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Who was 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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Born
Feb 21, 1917
Cleveland
Also known as
  • Tad Dameron
  • Dameron, Tadd
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Mar 8, 1965
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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