Cedar Walton

Born 17 January 1934. Died 19 August 2013.

Biography

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", "Mode for Joe" and "Ugetsu", also known as "Fantasy in D".

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of The Bouncer

    The Bouncer 2011

    Reviewed by Martin Longley
    Venerable Texan jazz-pianist offers a soulful set.