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Teo Macero

Primary Instrument: Producer

Born: October 30, 1925 | Died: February 19, 2008    

Teo Macero is an amazing man of music; he has worked intimately with some of the greatest figures in the history of jazz as, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, and Thelonius Monk, in the creation of some of their most enduring works.

Attilio Joseph Macero was born and raised in Glens Falls, New York. After serving in the United States Navy, he moved to New York City in 1948 to attend the Juilliard School of Music. He studied composition, and graduated from Juilliard in 1953 with Bachelor's and Master's degrees.

In 1953, Macero co-founded Charles Mingus' Jazz Composers Workshop, and became a major contributor to the New York City avant garde jazz scene.He performed live, and recorded several albums with Mingus and the other Workshop members over the next three years, including “Jazzical Moods” (1954) and “Jazz Composers Workshop” ( 1955).During this time frame, in 1954 Macero also recorded “Explorations.” While he had contributed compositions to other albums, this was the first full album of his own compositions, and Macero's first album as a leader....
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    Study in Contrast

    Teo Productions Inc.
    2008
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    Acoustical Suspension

    American Clavé
    1985
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    Fusion

    American Clavé
    1984
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    Impressions Of Charles Mingus

    American Clavé
    1983
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    Virus (Original Soundtrack)

    American Clavé
    1980
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    Impressions Of Virus

    American Clavé
    1980
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    Time Plus Seven

    American Clavé
    1979
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