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Freddie Redd

Freddie Redd that is- consummate improvising keyboardist/composer whose original score on Blue Note for Jack Gelber's searing play “The Connection” reverberates eternally down the marble halls of the charm(ed) school of indelible jazz, thanks to Freddie's bewitching melodicism, nimble pianistic pyrotechnique, and the keening cry of Jacke McLean on alto (there's also a recording of Freddie's score on Felsted acquired on a Japanese cd reissue some years ago, with trumpeter Howard McGhee an extra added ingredient in the original mix, his quintet actually listed as the featured artist, Freddie ghosting his own parts under the moniker “I Ching”)

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Albums

With Due Respect
With Due Respect
SteepleChase Records
2016
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[no cover]
Shades Of Redd
Black Lion
2008
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The Music from The Connection
The Music from The...
Blue Note Records
2005
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Redd's Blues
Redd's Blues
Blue Note Records
2003
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[no cover]
Live At The Studio...
Black Lion
1990
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[no cover]
Extemporaneous
Black Lion
1978
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Videos

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