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David 'Fathead' Newman Jr. (1933–2009)

David 'Fathead' Newman Jr. was born on February 24, 1933 in Corsicana, Texas, USA. He was married to Karen Newman. He died on January 20, 2009 in Kingston, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Kansas City
Kansas City Hey-Hey Club Musician: Alto Saxophone
(1996)
Soul!
Soul! Himself
(1972)

Filmography

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 1996 Kansas City
Hey-Hey Club Musician: Alto Saxophone
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 2010 18th Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) (in memory of - as David 'Fathead' Newman')
 2004/I Ray (producers wish to thank - as David 'Fathead' Newman)
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 2008 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Himself - Sitting in with the band
- Episode #15.49 (2008) ... Himself - Sitting in with the band
 2006 The Cole Nobody Knows (Documentary short)
 2005 Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- The Birth of Soul (2005) ... Himself (as David 'Fathead' Newman)
 2004 Genius: A Night for Ray Charles (TV Special)
Himself
 2001 Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special documentary)
Himself (as David 'Fathead' Newman)
 1990 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 27 July 1990 (1990) ... Himself
 1977 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Himself
- Ray Charles (1977) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1972 Soul! (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 29 November 1972 (1972) ... Himself
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Other Works:

Album: "Fathead--Ray Charles Presents David Newman" See more »

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1 Portrayal | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

David 'Fathead' Newman' | David 'Fathead' Newman
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