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Doug Talley

Doug Talley has performed with such jazz luminaries as Jay McShann, Clark Terry, Bob Mintzer, Karrin Allyson Claude “Fiddler” Williams, Bobby Watson, Byron Stripling, Ignacio Berroa, Randy Brecker, Scott Robinson Gary Foster and Mike Vax. He is a familiar face throughout the Midwest as a jazz performer and educator.

Formed in 1995, past performances of the Doug Talley Quartet include the Charlie Christian Jazz Festival, Deep Deuce Jazz Festival, Jazz in June (OK), Dallas Museum of Art, Joslyn Art Museum (NE), Elkhart (IN) Jazz Festival, Fontana Chamber Arts Series (MI), Jazz in the Woods (KS), and the St. Joseph (MO) and Topeka (KS) Jazz Workshops. Talley has also appeared at the 18th & Vine Festival, the Kansas City Jazz and Blues Festival, the Kansas City Spirit Festival, the Coleman Hawkins Jazz Festival, Mayport (FL) Jazz Festival, and in Las Vegas with The Four Freshman, The Platters and The Diamonds.

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”Talley has absorbed the post bop traditions of Coltrane and Rollins, added the warmth of Dexter Gordon and the flourishes of Stan Getz, and developed his own harmonic and wonderfully melodic approach.” --Mark E. Gallo, Jazz Review

Albums

By Request
By Request
Serpentine
2005
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