Amazon.com Widgets

Wessell Anderson

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: November 27, 1964    

Alto saxophonist Wessell “Warmdaddy” Anderson grew up in the tough Bedford Stuyvesent and Crown Heights neighborhoods of Brooklyn, NY. By the time Anderson was 14 years old, he was deeply involved in the local jazz scene (thanks in part to his father, a drummer) and attending jam sessions at then-active Brooklyn and Queens jazz clubs like the Blue Coronet, Pumpkin's, and the Turbo Village. Anderson later studied at Harlem's famed Jazzmobile workshops with the likes of Frank Wess, Charles Davis, and Frank Foster. Here, Anderson also met Wynton and Branford Marsalis, who were both playing with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers at the time. At Branford's urging, Anderson soon departed New York to study with famed clarinetist Alvin Batiste at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA....
read more

  • BUY

    Warm It Up Warmdaddy!

    Nu Jazz Entertainment
    2009
  • BUY

    Warm It Up, Warmdaddy!

    Nu Jazz Entertainment
    2009
View Discography Page

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Wessell Anderson events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Rank: 1,345 Views: 10,542 Fans: 1
Search
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Mark Elf

Mark Elf

About | Enter

Stefano Bollani

Stefano Bollani

About | Enter

Carmen Lundy

Carmen Lundy

About | Enter

Wadada Leo Smith

Wadada Leo Smith

About | Enter

Bandzoogle: GET STARTED TODAY - FREE TRIAL

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

Musician Search

Help improve the Wessell Anderson profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Wessell Anderson musician profile.