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Don Redman

as, voc, 1900-1964 US, West Virginia
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. Donald Matthew Redman

American jazz musician (predominantly saxophone and clarinet but also piano and others), arranger, bandleader, and composer. In 2009 he was inducted into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame. Uncle of Dewey Redman. b. July 29, 1900 (Piedmont, WV, USA) d. November 30, 1964 (New York, NY, USA)

  • Alto sax
  • Vocals
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble on Master Of The Big Band by Don Redman
Doin' The New Low Down - Live on Stars of the Apollo by Various Artists
After Sundown on Lazy Bones by Don Redman
Cherry on Master Of The Big Band by Don Redman
On the Sunny Side of the Street on Some Like It Hot by Don Redman
Nagasaki on Tea for Two by Don Redman
Jump Session on Master Of The Big Band by Don Redman
Chant Of The Weed on Black Legends Of Jazz by Various Artists
The Way I Feel Today on Master Of The Big Band by Don Redman
Bugle Call Rag on Some Like It Hot by Don Redman

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
In Chronology - 1933-1936Don Redman2009Album
In Chronology - 1936-1939Don Redman2009Album
1930-1931 / 1939-1940McKinney's Cotton Pickers / Don Redman2009Album
Shakin' The AfricannDon Redman2002Compil.
Doin' The New Low DownDon Redman2002Compil.
Chant Of The WeedDon Redman1996Compil.
Doin' What I PleaseDon Redman1993Compil.
Chant Of The WeedDon Redman1991Compil.
The Jazz Singers - Vocals By Great InstrumentalistsLouis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Jack Teagarden, Dizzy Gillespie, Jelly Roll Morton, Bunny Berigan, Cootie Williams, Earl Hines, Roy Eldridge, Teddy Bunn, Don Redman, Lionel Hampton, Wingy Manone, George Brunies, Hot Lips Page, Henry "Red" Allen, Sy Oliver, Ray Nance, Charlie Shavers1991Compil.
Don RedmanDon Redman1990Compil.
Dance, Dance, Dance With Don RedmanDon Redman1990Album
Great Arrangers And ComposersDon Redman, Billy Strayhorn, Mel Lewis, Herbie Hancock1984Compil.
The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band Era 1 / 2 / 3 / 4Glenn Miller / Will Bradley / Don Redman / Georgie Auld1982Compil.
Don RedmanDon Redman1981Compil.
Big Bands Uptown 1931-1940Don Redman, Claude Hopkins, Benny Carter1980Compil.
The Don Redman All-Stars Vol.1Don Redman Featuring Coleman Hawkins1978Album
Big Little BandsJimmy Rushing / Don Redman / Russell Jacquet / Joe Thomas1974Compil.
The Little Giant Of Jazz 1938-1940Don Redman1972Compil.
Big Bands Uptown Volume 1 (1931 - 1943)Don Redman, Claude Hopkins, Benny Carter, Lucky Millinder1969Compil.
Master Of The Big BandDon Redman1966Compil.
Dixieland In High SocietyDon Redman1961Single
Don Redman's Park Avenue PatterDon Redman1958Single
Hug Me A Hug / I Always Shake The TreePearl Bailey With Orchestra Directed By Don Redman1953Album
1931 - Kings Of Swing Vol. 1Luis Russell & Don RedmanSingle
Dilly Dally / It Don't Mean A Thing (Without You)Don Redman Featuring Kathy MarchSingle
A Night At The SavoyCab Calloway, Teddy Wilson, Don Redman, Fletcher HendersonCompil.
Black Velvet / My Girl FridayColeman Hawkins With The Don Redman And His Orchestra, Don RedmanSingle
ReunionDon Redman, Coleman HawkinsSingle
Star Dreams / Coffee LightColeman Hawkins / Don RedmanSingle
Classic Big Band SwingIrving Mills / Don RedmanCompil.
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