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Cedar Walton (1934–2013)

Cedar Walton was born on January 17, 1934 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Cedar Anthony Walton Jr. He is known for his work on She's Gotta Have It (1986), Cool Red (1976) and 'Round Midnight (1986). He died on August 19, 2013 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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She's Gotta Have It Music Department
Cool Red Music Department
'Round Midnight Piano (New York)


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 1986 She's Gotta Have It (musician: piano)
 1976 Cool Red (musician: electric piano)
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 1986 'Round Midnight
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 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Jazz Pianist (In Memoriam)

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He served in the Army in the mid-1950s, and then settled in New York. There, he worked with several artists, including Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. Beginning in the 1970s, he led the Eastern Rebellion, an ensemble that lasted for more than two decades. He was also a composer, with tunes such as "Bolivia," "Mosaic" and "Ugetsu" becoming modern-day classics. See more »

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