9 thoughts on “ Easter Parade - David Roy Eldridge* - Roy Eldridge And His Little Jazz (Vinyl)

  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Roy Eldridge & His Little Jazz Vol. 1 on Discogs.4/5(1).
  2. Roy Eldridge was one of the era's heroes, and he even had a sobriquet to prove it: "Little Jazz" (referring to is physical stature, not his jazz productivity). He was briefly a leader of his own band but better known as a jazz star in demand by other, more popular, band leaders.5/5(2).
  3. David Roy Eldridge (January 30, – February 26, ), nicknamed "Little Jazz", was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of harmony, including the use of tritone substitutions, his virtuosic solos exhibiting a departure from the dominant style of jazz trumpet innovator Louis Armstrong, and his strong impact on Dizzy Gillespie mark him as one of the .
  4. Roy "Little Jazz" Eldridge was the living, breathing embodiment of what jazz has always stood for. Friendly and funny, fiery and eloquent, well-versed in tradition, and more than able to joust with young innovators on their newly defined turf, Eldridge's most important stylistic descendent was Dizzy mozethylgierapi.skipciaseiraitantilinasapanrige.co , Proper Records released Little Jazz: Trumpet Giant, a four-CD .
  5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Little Jazz Giant on Discogs.
  6. Roy Eldridge, American trumpeter, one of the great creative musicians of the s. A child prodigy, Eldridge began his professional career in when, on New Year’s Eve, he played the drums in his elder brother’s band. He went to New York City in and played in the trumpet sections of bands.
  7. Little Jazz was the premier swing jazz trumpeter of the late s. In late Roy Eldridge left the Fletcher Henderson Band and went out on his own. He was the leader of a band with a great rhythm section and in made some of his very best early recordings.
  8. David Roy Eldridge was born on the North Side of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on January 30, to parents Alexander, a carpenter, and Blanche, a gifted pianist with a talent for reproducing music by ear, a trait that Eldridge claimed to have inherited from her.
  9. And His Little Jazz Vol 1, an Album by Roy Eldridge. Released in on BMG France (catalog no. ; CD). Genres: Jazz. Featured peformers: Roy Eldridge (trumpet), Pierre Michelot (bass).

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