Victor Feldman

Victor Feldman was born in Edgware, Middlesex in 1934.

He caused a sensation as a musical prodigy when he was “discovered” at age 7. His family were all musical and his father founded the Feldman Swing Club in London in 1942 to showcase his talented son. His first professional appearance was playing drums at No 1 Rhythm Club as a member of the Feldman Trio with brothers Robert on clarinet and Monty on piano accordion. In 1944 he was featured at a concert with Glenn Miller's AAAF band, featured inevitably as “Kid Krupa”. Carlo Krahmer encouraged Feldman to play the vibes which he did first in the Ralph Sharon Sextet and later in the Roy Fox band. He worked in India in 1952 and 1953 in a band led by pianist Eddie Carroll. His vibraphone and conga drum playing were notable, but it was as a pianist that he became best known.

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November 10, 2008

The Arrival of Victor Feldman

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Albums

Latinsville!
Latinsville!
Contemporary
2004
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[no cover]
Departure Dates
Atlantic
2000
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[no cover]
Rio Nights
Atlantic
1998
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[no cover]
Audiophile
Atlantic
1997
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[no cover]
The Young Vic
Atlantic
1987
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[no cover]
Mallets A Fore Thought
Atlantic
1985
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Videos

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