Duke Jordan

Real Name:Irving Sidney Jordan

US jazz bop pianist
Born : April 01, 1922 in New York City, New York.
Died : August 08, 2006 in Valby, Denmark.
First major appearence as sideman for Coleman Hawkins in 1941. One of the bop pioneers he was a member of Charlie Parker's classic quintet incl. also Miles Davis on the famous Dial sessions in the late 40's. In the early 50's he accompanied a.o. Sonny Stitt and Stan Getz. In 1978 he migrated and settled in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he was signed to the SteepleChase label for many years. 1952 to 1962 married to jazz vocalist Sheila Jordan. As a composer most famous for writing the bop standard "Jordu".

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Aliases:Jacques Marray
In Groups:Art Farmer Quintet, Barney Wilen Trio, Be Bop Boys, Chet Baker Quartet, Duke Jordan Acoustic Trio, Don Lanphere Quartet, Doug Raney Quartet, Duke Jordan Orchestra, Duke Jordan Quartet, Duke Jordan Quintet, Duke Jordan Trio, Eddie Bert Quintet, Gene Ammons Quartet, Jordan/Jædig Quartet, Julius Watkins Sextet, Oscar Pettiford's Quintet, Rolf Ericson And His American Stars, Sonny Stitt Band, Sonny Stitt Quartet, Stan Getz Quintet
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