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David "Fathead" Newman

ts, fl, 1933-2009 US, Corsicana, Texas
Musician of Jazz and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. David Newman Jr.

Born 24h February 1933 Corsicana, Texas, USA Died 20th January 2009 Kingston, New York, USA Jazz tenor saxophonist originally employed by Ray Charles where he met long time collaborator Hank Crawford. Died of pancreatic cancer at age 75.

        
Instruments
  • Tenor sax
  • Flute
  • Alto sax
  • Saxophone
  • Soprano sax
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Blues

Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The BlessingDavid "Fathead" Newman2009Album
Introducing David NewmanDavid "Fathead" Newman2008Compil.
DiamondheadDavid "Fathead" Newman2008Album
LifeDavid "Fathead" Newman2007Album
CityscapeDavid "Fathead" Newman2006Album
I Remember Brother RayDavid "Fathead" Newman2005Album
Song For The New ManDavid "Fathead" Newman2004Album
The GiftDavid "Fathead" Newman2003Album
Davey BlueDavid "Fathead" Newman2002Album
Keep The Spirits SingingDavid "Fathead" Newman2001Album
Lonely Avenue / NewmanismDavid "Fathead" Newman2000Album
Hootie!Jay McShann's Trio With Special Guests David "Fathead" Newman, Flip Phillips, Phil Woods2000Album
I Need Some Money / Bigger & BetterEddie Harris / David "Fathead" Newman2000Compil.
The Weapon/ At Home & AbroadDavid "Fathead" Newman, Dizzy Gillespie1999Compil.
Chillin'David "Fathead" Newman1999Album
It's "Mister" FatheadDavid "Fathead" Newman1997Compil.
Under A Woodstock MoonDavid "Fathead" Newman1996Album
Mr. Gentle, Mr. CoolDavid "Fathead" Newman1994Album
Bigger & Better / The Many Facets Of David NewmanDavid "Fathead" Newman1993Compil.
House Of David - The David "Fathead" Newman AnthologyDavid "Fathead" Newman1993Compil.
Blue Greens & BeansDavid "Fathead" Newman, Marchel Ivery And The Rein De Graaff Trio1991Album
Back To BasicsDavid "Fathead" Newman1991Compil.
Return To The Wide Open SpacesDavid "Fathead" Newman, Ellis Marsalis, Cornell Dupree1990Album
Blue HeadDavid "Fathead" Newman Plus Clifford Jordan1990Album
Fire! Live At The Village VanguardDavid "Fathead" Newman1989Album
Heads UpDavid "Fathead" Newman1987Album
Still Hard TimesDavid "Fathead" Newman1982Album
Resurgence!David "Fathead" Newman1981Album
One Step At A TimeDavid "Fathead" Newman1979Album
Scratch My BackDavid "Fathead" Newman1979Album
Keep The Dream Alive / CloudsDavid "Fathead" Newman1978Album
Concrete JungleDavid "Fathead" Newman1978Album
Keep The Dream AliveDavid "Fathead" Newman1978Album
Front MoneyDavid "Fathead" Newman1977Album
Mr. FatheadDavid "Fathead" Newman1976Album
Brandy / Foxy BrownDavid "Fathead" Newman1975Single
NewmanismDavid "Fathead" Newman1974Album
The WeaponDavid "Fathead" Newman1973Album
Killing Me Softly With His SongDavid "Fathead" Newman1973Single
Lonely AvenueDavid "Fathead" Newman1972Single
Lonely AvenueDavid "Fathead" Newman1972Album
Captain BucklesDavid "Fathead" Newman1971Album
The Best OfDavid "Fathead" Newman1971Compil.
Live At The TopJunior Mance Guest Artist: David "Fathead" Newman1969Album
The Many Facets Of David NewmanDavid "Fathead" Newman1969Album
Bigger & BetterDavid "Fathead" Newman1968Album
But It's AlrightThe Brother Jack McDuff Quintet With David "Fathead" Newman1968Single
The Thirteenth FloorDavid "Fathead" Newman1968Single
Ain't That Good News / A Change Is Gonna Come / Yesterday / And I Love HerDavid "Fathead" Newman1968Single
Double Barrelled SoulBrother Jack McDuff And David "Fathead" Newman1968Album
House Of DavidDavid "Fathead" Newman1967Album
One Room ParadiseDavid "Fathead" Newman1967Single
Fathead Comes OnDavid "Fathead" Newman1962Album
Straight AheadDavid "Fathead" Newman1961Album
FatheadDavid "Fathead" Newman1961Single
The Sound Of The Wide Open Spaces !!!!James Clay & David "Fathead" Newman1960Album
Hard TimesRay Charles Presents David "Fathead" Newman1960Single
FatheadRay Charles Presents David "Fathead" Newman1960Album
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