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Dick Oatts

as, fl, *1953 US, Des Moines, Iowa
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Richard Oatts

Richard Dennis "Dick" Oatts (born April 2, 1953 in Des Moines, Iowa) is an American jazz saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator from Jefferson, Iowa. He is currently a professor and director of the jazz studies department at Temple University in Philadelphia, and an artist-in-residence at the Amsterdam Conservatory.

  • Alto sax
  • Flute
  • Soprano sax
  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Master Street on Master St. by The Dam Jawn & Dick Oatts
Venango on Master St. by The Dam Jawn & Dick Oatts
Like someone in love on Standard Issue by Dick Oatts
All the things you are on Standard Issue by Dick Oatts
Stella by Starlight on Standard Issue, Vol. 2 by Dick Oatts
You and the night and the music on Standard Issue by Dick Oatts
You Don't Know What Love Is on Two Hearts by Dick Oatts
On Green Dolphin Street on Standard Issue, Vol. 2 by Dick Oatts
If I Should Lose You on Two Hearts by Dick Oatts
The end of a love affair on Standard Issue by Dick Oatts

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Use Your ImaginationDick Oatts2017Album
Luck Be A LadyTerell Stafford, Dick Oatts, The Temple University Studio Orchestra2017Album
Intersecting LinesJerry Bergonzi Featuring Dick Oatts2014Album
Lookin' UpDick Oatts2012Album
CanopusJazzNord Ensemble Feat. Dick Oatts2010Album
Two HeartsDick Oatts2010Album
SaxologyJerry Bergonzi / Dick Oatts2009Album
GratitudeDick Oatts2008Album
Waves From The VanguardThe Stockholm Jazz Orchestra With Dick Oatts And Gary Smulyan2006Album
Jam Session, Vol. 18Dick Oatts / Billy Drewes / Walt Weiskopf2006Album
StorytellingSøren Møller, Dick Oatts2005Album
Mean What You SayTemple University Jazz Band Directed By Terell Stafford Featuring Jon Faddis, Conrad Herwig, Dick Oatts, Sandy Perez, Tim Warfield2003Album
Homage To Mel Lewis And Thad JonesThe Stockholm Jazz Orchestra With Dick Oatts, Gary Smulyan2003Album
Standard IssueDick Oatts Featuring Dave Santoro, James Oblon, David Berkman2000Album
Standard Issue Volume 2Dick Oatts Featuring Harold Danko, Dave Santoro, James Oblon2000Album
Simone's DanceDick Oatts1999Album
All Of ThreeDick Oatts1998Album
Sound BitesThe Stockholm Jazz Orchestra & Jim McNeely Featuring Dick Oatts1997Album
MeruDick Oatts & Dave Santoro Quartet Feat. Bruce Barth, james oblan1996Album
Dial & Oatts Play Cole PorterGarry Dial And Dick Oatts1993Album
Dial And OattsGarry Dial And Dick Oatts1990Album
BrassworksGarry Dial & Dick Oatts1990Album
One For BirdRed Rodney Quintet, Dick Oatts, Garry Dial, Jay Anderson, John Riley1988Album
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