Roy Eldridge American jazz trumpeter

Roy Eldridge is a 78 years old American jazz trumpeter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Roy Eldridge was born on January 30, 1911 (died on February 26, 1989, he was 78 years old) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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David Roy Eldridge commonly known as Roy Eldridge and nicknamed Little Jazz was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of harmony including the use of tritone substitutions his virtuosic solos exhibiting a departure from the smooth and lyrical style of earlier jazz trumpet innovator Louis Armstrong and his strong impact on Dizzy Gillespie mark him as one of the most influential musicians of the swing era and a precursor of bebop.
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Is Roy Eldridge still alive?

No, he died on 02/26/1989, 33 years ago. He was 78 years old when he died. He died in New York City

Family

Sibling

Roy Eldridge had 1 sibling. Joe

Works

Roy Eldridge Albums (60)

There are 60 albums of Roy Eldridge.

His last album Milestones of Legends Jazz Trumpets, Vol.2 released 1 year 4 months ago. When Milestones of Legends Jazz Trumpets, Vol.2 released, he was 110 years old. This album contains 14 tracks

His first album Let Me Off Uptown: The Best Of Anita O'Day released 82 years ago, he was 29 years old when this album released. There were 18 songs in this album.

Milestones of Legends Jazz Trumpets, Vol.2
Milestones of Legends Jazz Trumpets, Vol.2
Anthology: The Definitive Collection (Remastered)
Anthology: The Definitive Collection (Remastered)
High Class
High Class
Spanky & Roy - Passing the Torch (Live)
Spanky & Roy - Passing the Torch (Live)

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What was Roy's zodiac sign?

Roy Eldridge zodiac sign was aquarius.

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