Don Redman
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 39° 28.985 W 079° 02.827
17S E 667953 N 4372207
A sign telling about Don Redman and Jazz music.
Waymark Code: WMVGNT
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 04/17/2017
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Don Redman

Born in Piedmont on July 29, 1900. Began playing trumpet at age three; learned to play all wind instruments by age twelve. Graduated from Storer College in 1920. First great arranger in jazz; internationally know as "The Little Giant of Jazz." Had profound influence on the development and direction of jazz until his death in 1964.
Marker Number: none on marker

Marker Title: Don Redman

Marker Location: West of RT46

County or Independent City: Piedmont

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives & History, 2008

Web Site: Not listed

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