Dewey Redman

Born: 
05/17/1931
City: 
Fort Worth
Region: 
Texas
Country: 
USA
Died: 
09/02/2006
Years Active: 
1950's-2000's
Instruments: 
Clarinet, Sax
Associated Artists: 

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Dewey Redman (born Walter Redman) was an American jazz saxophonist, known for performing free jazz as a bandleader, and with Ornette Coleman and Keith Jarrett. Redman played mainly tenor saxophone, though he occasionally doubled on alto saxophone, played the Chinese suona (which he called a musette) and on rare occasions played the clarinet. His son is saxophonist Joshua Redman.