Dewey Redman (Saxophonist) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born
Dewey Redman

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
Occupation(s): Musician, composer
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

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.


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.


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

Information related to Dewey Redman

  • Galaxy Records artists
  • Freedom Records artists
  • BYG Actuel artists
  • Free jazz saxophonists
  • Prairie View A&M University alumni
  • Avant-garde jazz saxophonists
  • Palmetto Records artists
  • Impulse! Records artists
  • Enja Records artists
  • American jazz alto saxophonists
  • American jazz tenor saxophonists
  • ECM Records artists
  • American jazz clarinetists
  • University of North Texas alumni
  • Musicians from Texas
  • 20th-century saxophonists
  • American jazz saxophonists

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Latest information about Dewey Redman updated on September 01, 2020.

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