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Ira Sullivan

tr, *1931 US, Washington, D.C.
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Ira Brevard Jr. Sullivan

American saxophonist, trumpeter, hornist and percussionist player. Born: 1 May 1931 in Washington, DC, USA. One of the few jazzmen to excel equally on the trumpet (and flugelhorn) and saxophones (he plays the alto, soprano, and tenor), Sullivan starred in Chicago from the 1950s (often performing with guitarist Joe Diorio) until he moved to Miami, Florida in the mid-1960s, with Von Freeman, one of the leading lights of the 1950s Chicago hard-bop scene.

  • Trumpet
  • Tenor sax
  • Flute
  • Flugelhorn
  • Soprano sax
  • Jazz
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
The Kingdom Within You on Kev Beadle Presents Private Collection Vol. 3 by Various Artists
Blue Skies on Blue Skies by Jim Holman Trio & Ira Sullivan
Just Friends on Blue Skies by Jim Holman Trio & Ira Sullivan
Solar on Blue Skies by Jim Holman Trio & Ira Sullivan
Wilbur's Tune on Blue Stroll by Ira Sullivan
Along Come Betty on Blue Skies by Jim Holman Trio & Ira Sullivan
Blue Stroll on Blue Stroll by Ira Sullivan
63rd Street Theme on Blue Stroll by Ira Sullivan
Blue in Green on Blue Skies by Jim Holman Trio & Ira Sullivan
Someday My Prince Will Come on Blue Skies by Jim Holman Trio & Ira Sullivan

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Blue SkiesIra Sullivan Presents The Jim Holman Trio, Roger Humphries2013Album
A Family Affair - Live At Joe Segal's Jazz ShowcaseIra Sullivan, Stu Katz2011Album
Horizons / The Little GiantIra Sullivan, Luis Gasca2000Compil.
After HoursIra Sullivan2000Album
Where Or WhenLin Halliday With Ira Sullivan1994Album
Tough TownJim Cooper / Ira Sullivan1991Album
Hava A Nice Jazz TrumpetLee Morgan, Donald Byrd, Ira Sullivan1987Compil.
Alive In New YorkRed Rodney Featuring Ira Sullivan1986Album
GulfstreamTed Shumate With Ira Sullivan1986Album
Wonderful OnesIra Sullivan1985Album
Hi Jinx At The VanguardRed Rodney Featuring Ira Sullivan1984Album
Does It AllIra Sullivan1983Album
Strings AttachedIra Sullivan1983Album
Spirit WithinRed Rodney & Ira Sullivan1982Album
MultimediaIra Sullivan1982Album
Night And DayRed Rodney With Ira Sullivan1981Album
The Incredible Ira SullivanIra Sullivan1980Album
Live At The Village VanguardRed Rodney Featuring Ira Sullivan1980Album
PeaceIra Sullivan1979Album
Ira SullivanIra Sullivan1978Album
Ira SullivanIra Sullivan1976Album
HorizonsIra Sullivan1967Album
The Billy Taylor Trio Introduces Ira SullivanBilly Taylor Trio, Ira Sullivan1957Album
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