Vi Redd

Jazz, Musical Artist

1928 –

85

Who is Vi Redd?

Elvira "Vi" Redd is an American jazz alto saxophone player, vocalist and educator. She has been active since the early 1950s and is known primarily for playing in the bebop, hard bop and post-bop styles. She is highly regarded as an accomplished veteran who personally knew Dizzy Gillespie and has performed with such stars as Count Basie, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Linda Hopkins and Marian McPartland.

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Born
Sep 20, 1928
Los Angeles
Nationality
  • United States of America
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on July 23, 2013

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