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Re: famous REDMAN jazz musicians

> I believe that 2 other famous saxaphone musicians may be related to this line also ...
> (Walter) Dewey REDMAN n=17 May 1931 &
> his son Joshua REDMAN n=01 Feb 1969.

> Like Don REDMAN above, Dewey REDMAN's father was supposedly born in WV,Piedmont
> but Dewey hardly knew him. Dewey was raised in TX,Ft.Worth

In an interview done circa 2000 Dewey REDMAN expressed an interest in his genealogy.
I had hoped to uncover that info for him to enjoy in his old age.
But unfortunately it was not to be.

The great jazz musician Dewey REDMAN @75 passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2006.
He played his final concert on August 27, 2006 at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
in Tompkins Square Park on the Lower East Side of NY,Manhattan.
Dewey REDMAN is survived by son Tarik &
son Joshua REDMAN, who is a famous musician also.

NICOLE


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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