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.
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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No, he died on 02/26/1989, 33 years ago. He was 78 years old when he died. He died in New York City
Roy Eldridge had 1 sibling. Joe
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.
View all Roy Eldridge albums.What was Roy's zodiac sign?
Roy Eldridge zodiac sign was aquarius.
Other facts about Roy Eldridge
|Genre||Jazz, Big band, Swing music|
|Hometown||Pittsburgh, United States|
|Family name||Eldridge. Show people with the surname Eldridge|
|Place of death||New York City|
|Date of death||1989-02-26T00:00:00Z|
|Ethnic group||African Americans|
|Country of citizenship||United States Of America|