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Cedar Walton

p, 1934-2013 US, Dallas
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Cedar Anthony Walton, Jr.

Cedar Anthony Walton, Jr. (January 17, 1934 – August 19, 2013) was an American hard bop jazz pianist. He came to prominence as a member of drummer Art Blakey's band before establishing a long career as a bandleader and composer. Several of his compositions have become jazz standards, including "Mosaic", "Bolivia", "Holy Land", "Mode for Joe" and "Ugetsu", also known as "Fantasy in D".

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Electric piano
  • Keyboards
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Bolivia on Bolivia by Freddie Hubbard
Softly as a Morning Sunrise on The V.I.P. Trio. Standards by Cedar Walton, Pat Senatore & Billy Higgins
Bolivia on Eastern Rebellion by Various Artists
5/4 Thing on Eastern Rebellion by Various Artists
Cedar's Blues on Cedar's Blues by Cedar Walton, Bob Berg & Curtis Fuller
On A Slow Boat To China on Bags' Bag by Milt Jackson, Ray Brown & Cedar Walton
Autumn Leaves on The V.I.P. Trio. Standards by Cedar Walton, Pat Senatore & Billy Higgins
Blues For Roberta on Bags' Bag by Milt Jackson, Ray Brown & Cedar Walton
Tour Angel on Bags' Bag by Milt Jackson, Ray Brown & Cedar Walton
Groovin' on Bags' Bag by Milt Jackson, Ray Brown & Cedar Walton

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
StandardsVIP Trio, Cedar Walton, Pat Senatore, Billy Higgins2017Album
Charmed CircleCedar Walton2017Album
Standards, Volume 2VIP Trio, Cedar Walton, Pat Senatore, Billy Higgins2017Album
Mobius / Beyond MobiusCedar Walton2015Compil.
Reliving The Moment - Live At The Keystone KornerCedar Walton feat. Freddie Hubbard2014Album
DuoCedar Walton / David Williams2012Album
The BouncerCedar Walton2011Album
Animation / SoundscapesCedar Walton2010Compil.
The Complete RecordingsArt Farmer Quartet With Cedar Walton / Sam Jones / Billy Higgins2009Compil.
Voices Deep WithinCedar Walton2009Album
Seasoned WoodCedar Walton2008Album
Low Rider / Evil SmokestackingCedar Walton / Haircut One Hundred2007Album
Blues & BeyondWDR Big Band Köln feat. Joe Williams / Milt Jackson w/ Cedar Walton, John Clayton & Jeff Hamilton2007Album
Pit InnCedar Walton2007Album
One Flight DownCedar Walton2006Album
New York TimeChristian McBride / Javon Jackson / Jimmy Cobb / Cedar Walton2006Album
Underground MemoirsCedar Walton2005Album
Introducing Dmitry BaevskyDmitry Baevsky With Cedar Walton And Jimmy Cobb2004Album
Within MeCedar Walton2004Compil.
Latin TingeCedar Walton, Cucho Martinez, Ray Mantilla2002Album
The Promise LandCedar Walton2001Album
Three Sundays In The Seventies: "Live" At The Left BankCedar Walton2000Album
RootsCedar Walton1999Album
In A New York MinuteIan Shaw And Cedar Walton1999Album
Jazz Masters (100 Ans De Jazz)Cedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins1998Compil.
NaimaCedar Walton1997Compil.
You're My EverythingSweet Basil Trio, Cedar Walton1997Album
ComposerCedar Walton1996Album
St. ThomasCedar Walton • Ron Carter • Billy Higgins, Sweet Basil Trio1996Album
Tribute To Lee MorganEddie Henderson, Billy Higgins, Joe Lovano, Cedar Walton, Peter Washington, Grover Washington, Jr.1995Album
SpectrumCedar Walton1994Compil.
Once MoreBilly Higgins / Bob Berg / Cedar Walton / Tony Dumas1994Album
Acoustic Masters 1Charles Lloyd / Cedar Walton / Buster Williams / Billy Higgins1994Album
As Long As There's MusicCedar Walton1993Album
Blues For McVoutyJay Thomas Featuring Cedar Walton, Chuck Israels, Billy Higgins1993Album
At MaybeckCedar Walton1992Album
Off MinorCedar Walton, David Williams1991Album
My Funny ValentineCedar Walton, Ron Carter & Billy Higgins : Sweet Basil Trio1991Album
The HaremMilt Jackson Featuring Jimmy Heath, James Moody, Cedar Walton, Bob Cranshaw, Kenny Washington1991Album
Among FriendsCedar Walton1990Album
It Don't Mean A Thing If You Can't Tap Your Foot To ItMilt Jackson & Ray Brown & Cedar Walton & Mickey Roker1990Album
"Second Light Up"Jon Nagourney Quartet, Jon Nagourney Quintet ,With Cedar Walton, Andrew Simpkins, Ralph Penland & Bob Cooper1990Album
Plays Cedar Walton - The Prestige CollectionCedar Walton1988Compil.
Blues For MyselfCedar Walton1987Album
Cedar Walton PlaysCedar Walton, Ron Carter, Billy Higgins1987Album
Up FrontDavid Williams, Cedar Walton, Billy Higgins1987Album
Cedar WaltonCedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins1986Album
The Trio 3Cedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins1986Album
The Trio 1Cedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins1986Album
Love Is The ThingSteve Grossman, Cedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins1986Album
The Trio 2Cedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins1986Album
Volume 35: Nine Jazz OriginalsJamey Aebersold : Cedar Walton1985Album
Eastern Rebellion 4Cedar Walton • Curtis Fuller • Bob Berg • Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros • David Williams • Billy Higgins1984Album
It Don't Mean A Thing If You Can't Tap Your Foot To ItMilt Jackson & Ray Brown & Cedar Walton & Mickey Roker1984Album
The All American TrioCedar Walton, Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette1984Album
Piano SolosCedar Walton1981Album
The MaestroCedar Walton Featuring Abbey Lincoln1981Album
Eastern Rebellion 3Cedar Walton With Curtis Fuller, Bob Berg, Sam Jones And Billy Higgins1980Album
SoundscapesCedar Walton1980Album
AnimationCedar Walton1978Album
Eastern Rebellion 2Cedar Walton ・ Bob Berg ・ Sam Jones ・ Billy Higgins1977Album
Firm RootsCedar Walton1976Album
Eastern RebellionGeorge Coleman, Cedar Walton, Sam Jones and Billy Higgins1976Album
Canadian Sunset / Low RiderCedar Walton1976Album
Beyond MobiusCedar Walton1976Single
Beyond MobiusCedar Walton1976Album
Mobius Album SamplerCedar Walton1975Single
MobiusCedar Walton1975Album
Soul CycleCedar Walton1970Album
The Electric Boogaloo SongCedar Walton1969Album
SpectrumCedar Walton1968Album
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