Lou Donaldson
Genres:
Blues, Jazz
Meta styles:
Bop, Hard Bop, Jazz Instrument, Jump Blues/Piano Blues, New Orleans/Classic Jazz, Soul Jazz/Groove
Styles:
Bop, Guitar Jazz, Hard Bop, Jazz Blues, Mainstream Jazz, Saxophone Jazz, Soul Jazz

Lou Donaldson (born 1926) is a jazz alto saxophonist, born in Badin, North Carolina. He is best known for his soulful, bluesy approach to the alto saxophone, although in his formative years he was, as many were of the bebop era, heavily influenced by Charlie Parker's improvisational approach. His first recordings were with bop emissaries Milt Jackson and Thelonious Monk in 1952, and lead several small groups with other jazz luminaries such as trumpeter Blue Mitchell, pianist Horace Silver and the indomitable skinsman, Art Blakey.

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The Artist Selects

The Artist Selects

Year:
2005
Tracks:
13
Bitrate:
320 kbps
The Complete Blue Note Lou Donaldson Sessions 1957-1960 CD5

The Complete Blue Note Lou Donaldson Sessions 1957-1960 CD5

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Year:
2002
Tracks:
12
Bitrate:
320 kbps
A Man With A Horn

A Man With A Horn

Year:
1999
Tracks:
9
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Blue Breakbeats

Blue Breakbeats

Year:
1998
Tracks:
6
Bitrate:
320 kbps
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