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Roy Eldridge

Born: 
01/30/1911
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Died: 
02/26/1989
Years Active: 
1930's-1980's
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Roy David Eldridge, nicknamed "Little Jazz", was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of harmony, including the use of tritone substitutions, his virtuosic solos and his strong influence on Dizzy Gillespie mark him as one of the most exciting musicians of the swing era and a precursor of bebop.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Teddy Wilson Brunswick Recording Session 07/02/1935 American Record Corporation Studios NYC New York USA
Teddy Wilson Brunswick Recording Session 07/31/1935 American Record Corporation Studios NYC New York USA
Minton's House Band & Guests 05/04/1941 Minton's Playhouse NYC New York USA
Jazz at the Philharmonic 09/13/1952 Carnegie Hall NYC New York USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 10/05/1952 Murat Theatre Indianapolis Indiana USA
Jazz at the Philharmonic 10/03/1953 Murat Theatre Indianapolis Indiana USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 10/08/1954 Murat Theatre Indianapolis Indiana USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 02/13/1955 Kongreßhalle Frankfurt Frankfurt Hesse Germany
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 10/09/1955 Murat Theatre Indianapolis Indiana USA
Roy Eldridge & The Dixielanders / Phil Napoleon & His Memphis Five 02/03/1956 Central Plaza NYC New York USA
Roy Eldridge & The Dixielanders / Phil Napoleon & His Memphis Five 02/04/1956 Central Plaza NYC New York USA
Roy Eldridge Orchestra 03/28/1956 Wanamaker Building NYC New York USA
Jazz @ The Town Hall 02/02/1957 Town Hall - NYC NYC New York USA
Jazz @ The Town Hall 04/13/1957 Town Hall - NYC NYC New York USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 05/02/1957 Salle Pleyel Paris Île-de-France France
Jazz All-Stars 07/05/1957 Newport Jazz Festival (1) Newport Rhode Island USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 09/23/1957 Murat Theatre Indianapolis Indiana USA
Essen Jazz Festival 04/18/1959 Grugahalle Essen North Rhine-Westphalia Germany
Essen Jazz Festival 04/19/1959 Grugahalle Essen North Rhine-Westphalia Germany
1st Annual Los Angeles Jazz Festival 10/03/1959 Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles California USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 02/28/1960 Musikhalle Hamburg Hamburg Germany
2nd Annual Los Angeles Jazz Festival 06/18/1960 Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles California USA
Roy Eldridge Quartet / Roland Kirk Quartet 04/13/1965 Five Spot Café (2) NYC New York USA
Roy Eldridge Quartet / Roland Kirk Quartet 04/14/1965 Five Spot Café (2) NYC New York USA
Roy Eldridge Quartet / Roland Kirk Quartet 04/15/1965 Five Spot Café (2) NYC New York USA

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