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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
2nd Annual Band Fest 09/01/1938 Randall's Island Stadium NYC New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band 09/29/1939 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band 09/30/1939 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band 10/01/1939 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band 10/02/1939 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band 10/03/1939 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band 10/04/1939 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band 10/05/1939 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band / Billie Holiday 09/27/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band / Billie Holiday 09/28/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band / Billie Holiday 09/29/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band / Billie Holiday 09/30/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band / Billie Holiday 10/01/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band / Billie Holiday 10/02/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Roy Eldridge & His Band / Billie Holiday 10/03/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem 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

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