Born 17 January 1934. Died 19 August 2013
Cedar Anthony Walton, Jr. (January 17, 1934 – August 19, 2013) was an American hard bop jazz pianist. He came to prominence as a member of drummer Art Blakey's band before establishing a long career as a bandleader and composer. Several of his compositions have become jazz standards, including "Mosaic", "Bolivia", "Holy Land," "Mode for Joe" and "Ugetsu", also known as "Fantasy in D".
Tracks (7)Last Played on BBCCalling Miss Khadija (feat. Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Wayne Shorter, Cedar Walton & Reggie Workman)
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