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us: Jordan, Duke, 1922-2006


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  • Variants

    • us: Jordan, Irving, 1922-2006
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19220401
    • Death Date

        20060808
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Valby (Copenhagen, Denmark)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Denmark
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Savoy Sultans
        • Organization: (naf) Roy Eldridge Quintet
        • Organization: (naf) Charlie Parker Quintet
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Clarke Monroe Sextet (Musical group)
        • Organization: Danish Steeplechase label (Firm)
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Jazz musicians
          (lcsh) Pianists
      • Sources

        • found: Sjøgren, T. The discography of Duke Jordan, 1982: t.p. (Duke Jordan) p. 9 (Irving "Duke" Jordan, b. 1922 in New York)
        • found: Grove music online, May 26, 2005: Jazz (Jordan, Duke (Irving Sidney); b. Apr. 1, 1922, New York; American pianist and composer)
        • found: New York times WWW site, Aug. 14, 2006 (in obituary published Aug. 12: Duke Jordan; b. Irving Sidney Jordan, Apr. 1, 1922, New York; d. Tuesday [Aug. 8, 2006], Valby, Denmark, aged 84; pianist whose work with the saxophonist Charlie Parker endures in the jazz canon)
        • found: African American National Biography, accessed April 22, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Jordan, Duke; Irving Sidney Jordan; jazz musician, pianist; born 01 April 1922 in New York, United States; member of Clarke Monroe Sextet (1941); worked with Al Cooper's Savoy Sultans and Roy Eldridge Big Band (1946); member of Charlie Parker Quintet (1947-1948); made his first record as a leader (1954); toured Scandinavia with Rolf Ericson (1956 and 1959); was out of music entirely (1967-1971); made a strong comeback (1970s), recorded more than 20 albums for Danish Steeplechase label (1973); toured Scandinavia and the Netherlands (1977 and 1978); permanently moved to Denmark, performed and recorded extensively (1978); died 08 August 2006 in Valby, Denmark)
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        • 1983-12-05: new
        • 2015-07-25: revised
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