Duke Jordan

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by Duke Jordan

Biography

Irving Sidney Jordan, 1 April 1922, New York City, New York, USA, d. 8 August 2006, Valby, Copenhagen, Denmark. After studying classical music, Jordan played piano in a number of swing era bands, including Al Cooper’s Savoy Sultans. In the mid-40s, he became involved in bebop, playing with Charlie Parker (in a line-up featuring Miles Davis and Max Roach) and others. Later in the decade and in the early 50s Jordan played in bands led by Sonny Stitt and Stan Getz and thereafter led his own... Read more

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jazz
jazz piano
piano
bebop
hard bop
bop
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