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Duke Jordan

p, 1922-2006 DK, Brooklyn
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Irving Sidney Jordan Jacques Marray

US jazz bop pianist Born : April 01, 1922 in New York City, New York. Died : August 08, 2006 in Valby, Denmark. First major appearence as sideman for Coleman Hawkins in 1941. One of the bop pioneers he was a member of Charlie Parker's classic quintet incl. also Miles Davis on the famous Dial sessions in the late 40's. In the early 50's he accompanied a.o. Sonny Stitt and Stan Getz. In 1978 he migrated and settled in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he was signed to the Steeplechase label for many years. 1952 to 1962 married to jazz vocalist Sheila Jordan. As a composer most famous for writing the bop standard "Jordu".

  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Everything happens to me on Flight To Denmark by Duke Jordan
No problem on Flight To Denmark by Duke Jordan
No problem on No Problem by Chet Baker
They Can't Take That Away From Me on Duke Jordan Trio & Quintet by Duke Jordan
Kiss of Spain on No Problem by Chet Baker
Here's that rainy day on Flight To Denmark by Duke Jordan
Sultry eve on No Problem by Chet Baker
Glad I met Pat on No Problem by Chet Baker
Summertime on Duke Jordan Trio & Quintet by Duke Jordan
The fuzz on No Problem by Chet Baker

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Title Artist Year Type
Les Liaisons Dangereueses + Des Femmes DisparaissentArt Blakey, Duke Jordan2018Compil.
Three Classic Albums PlusDuke Jordan2014Compil.
Live At The Bass Clef,LondonDuke Jordan2008Album
Flight To JordanDuke Jordan2007Album
White Key - Duke Jordan with PiperDuke Jordan2003Album
Live In ParisDuke Jordan2001Album
Duke Jordan Songbook / Love - I Need Your LoveDuke Jordan1999Compil.
New York - ParisDuke Jordan - Bud Powell1997Compil.
Double DukeDuke Jordan, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Billy Hart1997Album
In Copenhagen 1981Art Pepper with Duke Jordan1996Album
Solo Piano - One For The LibraryDuke Jordan1993Album
Solo Masterpieces Volume 2Duke Jordan1992Album
Solo Masterpieces Volume 1Duke Jordan1992Album
The Legendary Years Vol. 8Rolf Ericson, Ernestine Anderson, Duke Jordan1992Compil.
JorduDuke Jordan1990Album
Chocolate ShakeDuke Jordan1990Album
Birdology - Live At The TBB Jazz FestivalRon Carter, Jackie McLean, Johnny Griffin, Cecil Payne, Roy Haynes, Duke Jordan, Don Sickler1989Album
September SongChet Baker Trio With Duke Jordan1986Album
Double ScotchDuke Jordan1984Album
Plays Standards Vol.1 / Autumn LeavesDuke Jordan1984Album
Love TrainDuke Jordan1984Album
Glad I Met PatDuke Jordan1984Album
Tall GrassDuke Jordan1984Album
Blue DukeDuke Jordan1983Album
Scotch Blues / Isao Suzuki Meets Duke JordanIsao Suzuki, Duke Jordan1982Album
Jazz Laboratory Series Vol. 1Duke Jordan1981Album
Midnight MoonlightDuke Jordan1980Album
The Be-Bop Keyboard MastersGeorge Wallington / Al Haig / Duke Jordan / Wade Legge1980Compil.
Cold Bordeaux BluesDuke Jordan1978Single
SignalsGigi Gryce - Duke Jordan - Hall Overton1978Compil.
Movie JazzCecil Payne / Duke Jordan1975Compil.
Flight To DenmarkDuke Jordan1974Album
Brooklyn BrothersCecil Payne & Duke Jordan1973Album
JorduDuke Jordan With Don Lanphere, Gene Ramey1971Compil.
Les Liaisons DangereusesDuke Jordan1962Album
East And West Of JazzDuke Jordan and Sadik Hakim1962Album
Flight To JordanDuke Jordan1960Album
A Night At The Five SpotCecil Payne, Phil Woods, Frank Socolow, Wendell Marshall, Art Taylor, Duke Jordan1957Album
Jazz Laboratory Series Vol. 1Duke Jordan1955Album
Trio / QuintetDuke Jordan1955Album
Bongo Bop / Embraceable YouThe Charlie Parker Quintet / Charlie Parker Accompanied By Miles Davis, Duke Jordan, Tommy Potter, Max Roach1948Album
Jazz Laboratory SeriesDuke Jordan / Hall OvertonCompil.
Habanera / Subway Inn / The Gentle Art Of Love / Canal Street BluesCozy Cole / Duke Jordan / Oscar Pettiford / John Lee HookerSingle
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