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Spirit of the moment

Joshua Redman (performer)
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Extra subject
modern, avant-garde jazz
Title
Spirit of the moment
Performer
Joshua Redman
Publisher
Warner Brothers, 1995
2 cd's
EAN
0093624592327
CDR
JE13095

About Joshua Redman

Joshua Redman (born February 1, 1969) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer.

In 1991, he won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition.

Life and career

Joshua Redman was born in Berkeley, California, to jazz saxophonist Dewey Redman and dancer and librarian Renee Shedroff. He is Jewish. He was exposed to many kinds of music at the Center for World Music in Berkeley, where his mother studied South Indian dance. Some of his earliest lessons in music and improvisation were on recorder with gamelan player Jody Diamond. He was exposed at an early age to a variety of musics and instruments and began playing clarinet at age nine before switching to what became his primary instrument, the tenor saxophone, one year later. Redman cites John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Cannonball Adderley, his father Dewey Redman, as well as the Beatles, Aretha Franklin, the Temptations, Ea…Read more on Wikipedia