Walter Dewey Redman was an American jazz saxophonist, known for performing free jazz as a bandleader, and with Ornette Coleman and Keith Jarrett.
|Birth name:||Walter Dewey Redman|
|Born:||May 17, 1931, Fort Worth, Texas, United States|
|Died:||Sept 2, 2006, Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Genres:||Jazz, post-bop, avant-garde jazz, free jazz|
|Instruments:||Tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, suona, clarinet|
|Labels:||Impulse, Black Saint, Galaxy, ECM|
|Associated acts:||Ornette Coleman, Keith Jarrett, Old and New Dreams, Don Cherry, Ed Blackwell, Charlie Haden, Pat Metheny|
About Dewey Redman
He started as a clarinet player but switched to an alto saxophone at Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical University.
He played at the Woodstock Jazz Festival in 1989.
He was survived by his wife Lidija Pedevska-Redman and their two sons Tarik and Joshua.
Redman collaborated with many different musicians over the course of his life, including Pat Metheny.
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