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Eddie Condon

Eddie Condon
Born: Nov 16, 1905 in Goodland, IN
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Died: Aug 4, 1973 in New York, NY
Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: A major propagandist for freewheeling Chicago jazz, an underrated rhythm guitarist, and a talented wisecracker, Eddie Condon's main importance to jazz was not so much through his own playing as in his ability to gather together large groups of all-stars and produce exciting, spontaneous, and very coherent ...Read full biography
Live at the New School 1972
Released: 1972
Label: Chiaroscuro
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This CD reissue (which adds two previously unreleased and rather loose selections to the original program) is historic because it has the final recordings of both rhythm guitarist Eddie Condon and drummer ...Read full review
Vol. 22: Jammin' at Condon's
Released: 1954
Label: Original Long Play
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Eddie Condon's second LP for Columbia (and his first not to be shared with another band) is a side of Columbia's jazz output that's appreciated too little today -- the label may not always have recorded ...Read full review