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Albert Dailey

Albert Dailey

American musician
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro American musician
Countries United States of America
Occupations Pianist Jazz musician
Gender male
Birth 16 June 1939 (Baltimore)
Death 26 June 1984 (Denver)
Star sign Gemini
Education Morgan State University
The details
Biography

Albert Dailey (June 16, 1939, Baltimore, Maryland – June 26, 1984, Denver, Colorado) was an American jazz pianist.
Dailey's first professional appearances were with the house band of the Baltimore Royal Theater in the early 1950s. Later in the decade he studied at Morgan State University and the Peabody Conservatory. He backed Damita Jo DuBlanc on tour from 1960 to 1963, and following this briefly put together his own trio in Washington, D.C., playing at the Bohemian Caverns. In 1964 he moved to New York City, where he played with Dexter Gordon, Roy Haynes, Sarah Vaughan, Charles Mingus, and Freddie Hubbard. In 1967 he played with Woody Herman at the Monterey Jazz Festival, and played intermittently with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers around this time. In the 1970s he played with Sonny Rollins, Stan Getz, Elvin Jones, and Archie Shepp. In the 1980s he did concerts at Carnegie Hall and was a member of the Upper Manhattan Jazz Society with Charlie Rouse, Benny Bailey, and Buster Williams. He died of pneumonia in 1984.

Discography

As leader

  • The day after the Dawn (1977) (Columbia)
  • Renaissance (1977) (Catalyst)
  • That Old Feeling (1978) (SteepleChase)
  • Textures (1981) (Muse)
  • Poetry (1983) co-leader with Stan Getz (Blue Note)

As sideman

With Gary Bartz

  • Libra (Milestone, 1968)

With Art Blakey

  • Backgammon (Roulette, 1976)

With Walt Dickerson

  • To My Queen Revisited (1978)

With Art Farmer

  • The Time and the Place: The Lost Concert (Mosaic, 1966 [2007])

With Ricky Ford

  • Tenor of the Times (1981)

With Frank Foster

  • Fearless Frank Foster(Prestige, 1965)

With Stan Getz

  • The Best of Two Worlds (Columbia, 1975)
  • The Master (Columbia, 1975 [1982])
  • Poetry (Elektra/Musician, 1983)

With Slide Hampton

  • World of Trombones (West 54, 1979)

With Tom Harrell

  • Play of Light (1982)

With Freddie Hubbard

  • Backlash (Atlantic, 1966)

With Elvin Jones

  • Summit Meeting (Vanguard, 1976) with James Moody, Clark Terry, Bunky Green and Roland Prince
  • The Main Force (Vanguard, 1976)

With Lee Konitz

  • Figure & Spirit (Progressive, 1976)

With Oliver Nelson

  • Encyclopedia of Jazz (Verve, 1966)
  • The Sound of Feeling (Verve, 1966)

With Dizzy Reece

  • Manhattan Project (1978)

With Charlie Rouse

  • Social Call (1984)

Wwith Archie Shepp

  • Ballads for Trane (1977)

With Harold Vick

  • The Caribbean Suite (RCA Victor, 1966)
  • Straight Up (RCA Victor, 1967)

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