Don Blackman

Real Name:
Donald Blackman
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American jazz-funk pianist, singer, songwriter, producer, and artist.

Born: 1 September 1953 in Jamaica, Queens, New York, New York, USA.
Died: 10 April 2013 in New York, New York, USA (aged 59, of cancer).

Probably best known for tracks "Holding You, Loving You" and "Heart's Desire" both from his classic album "Don Blackman" (1982).

He also played keyboards and backing vocals on works by other well known artists, including Weldon Irvine, Bernard Wright, Roy Ayers, and more.
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Albums

GRP 5509 Don Blackman - Don Blackman album art Don Blackman Don Blackman (Album) Arista GRP GRP 5509 US 1982 Sell This Version
EXCDP 33 Don Blackman - Listen album art Don Blackman & The Family Tradition Don Blackman & The Family Tradition - Listen(CD, Album) Expansion EXCDP 33 UK 2002 Sell This Version
302062417 2 Don Blackman - Lenny White Live album art Lenny White - Mark Ledford | Bennie Maupin | Foley | Patrice Rushen | Don Blackman | Victor Bailey Lenny White - Mark Ledford | Bennie Maupin | Foley | Patrice Rushen | Don Blackman | Victor Bailey - Lenny White Live (Album) BFM Jazz 302062417 2 US 2013 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

GS 3001 Don Blackman - You Ain't Hip album art Don Blackman You Ain't Hip Arista GRP GS 3001 US 1982 Sell This Version
RIST 30 Don Blackman - Rare Grooves Volume 1 (Arista Masters 4 Track E.P.) album art Don Blackman Rare Grooves Volume 1 (Arista Masters 4 Track E.P.)(12", EP) Arista RIST 30 UK 1987 Sell This Version
DB-1-2010 Don Blackman - Heart's Desire / Holding You, Loving You album art Don Blackman Heart's Desire / Holding You, Loving You Expansion DB-1-2010 UK 2010 Sell This Version
BT001 Don Blackman - Better Love / Hearts Desire album art L. Vandross* / D.Blackman* L. Vandross* / D.Blackman* - Better Love / Hearts Desire(7", Ltd) Buried Treasure BT001 UK 2015 Sell This Version
MEL017 Don Blackman - Just Can't Stay Away album art Don Blackman Just Can't Stay Away(7", Mono, RM) Melodies International MEL017 UK 2019 Sell This Version

Compilations

CNMCD-01 Don Blackman - The Best Of Weldon Irvine, Jr. (Vol. 1) album art Weldon Irvine Jr.* With Don Blackman, Lenny White, Tony Wiles*, Napoleon Revels, Sonny Fortune, Jimmy Owens Weldon Irvine Jr.* With Don Blackman, Lenny White, Tony Wiles*, Napoleon Revels, Sonny Fortune, Jimmy Owens - The Best Of Weldon Irvine, Jr. (Vol. 1) (Comp) Cool Note Music CNMCD-01 UK 1997 Sell This Version