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Jon Faddis

Jon Faddis
Born: Jul 24, 1953 in Oakland, CA
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: When Jon Faddis burst on the jazz scene as a teenager, observers were amazed by his technique and his ability to sound like an identical twin of Dizzy Gillespie (whose complex style had never been successfully duplicated before). After a period, he was typecast as a Dizzy imitator but Faddis' remarkable ...Read full biography
Legacy
Released: 1985
Label: Concord Records
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After too long a period in the studios, talented trumpeter Jon Faddis returned to jazz with this brilliant effort. Best known for his ability to closely emulate his idol, Dizzy Gillespie (far from an easy ...Read full review
Youngblood
Released: 1976
Label: Pablo
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Jon Faddis burst onto the jazz scene at an early age, recording a brilliant duo album with pianist Oscar Peterson and this quartet date before disappearing into the studios for a few years. Twenty-two ...Read full review
More Jon Faddis albums: Main Albums (8), Compilations (1)