Mike LeDonne

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Birthday
11, 1956
Birthplace
Connecticut
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
11, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
Connecticut

About

Post-bop and hard-bop jazz artist who became one of the most prominent professionals to use the Hammond B3 organ.

Before Fame

He was a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music when he was 21.

Trivia

He joined Milt Jackson's Quartet in 1988 and performed with them for 11 years, during which time he was promoted to musical director.

Family Life

He was born into a musical family with a father who was a jazz guitarist and took him on gigs when he was 10. His parents both managed a music store.

Associated With

He was called one of the most promising and talented pianists of his era by Oscar Peterson.