Dewey Redman

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Birthday
17, 1931
Birthplace
Fort Worth, TX
Death Date
Sep 2, 2006 (75)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
17, 1931
Birthplace
Fort Worth, TX
Death Date
Sep 2, 2006 (75)

About

Free jazz saxophonist, bandleader, and collaborator with Ornette Coleman and Keith Jarrett. He was a member of Old and New Dreams, a jazz group based in New York.

Before Fame

He started as a clarinet player but switched to an alto saxophone at Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Trivia

He played at the Woodstock Jazz Festival in 1989.

Family Life

He was survived by his wife Lidija Pedevska-Redman and their two sons Tarik and Joshua.

Associated With

Redman collaborated with many different musicians over the course of his life, including Pat Metheny.