Tadley Ewing Peake Dameron (February 21, 1917 – March 8, 1965) was an American jazz composer, arranger, and pianist. Saxophonist Dexter Gordon called him the "romanticist" of the bop movement, while reviewer Scott Yanow wrote that Dameron was the "definitive arranger/composer of the bop era".
Birth and Death Data: Born February 21, 1917 (Cleveland), Died March 8, 1965 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1950
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, arranger
Notes: Forename is spelled "Tad" in many U.S. Copyright Office records.
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-053206||10-in.||7/15/1940||Rock and ride||Harlan Leonard ; Rockets||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-053207||10-in.||7/15/1940||400 swing||Harlan Leonard ; Rockets||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-053208||10-in.||7/15/1940||My dream||Darwin Jones ; Harlan Leonard ; Rockets||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-053211||10-in.||7/15/1940||A-la-bridges||Harlan Leonard ; Rockets||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-053638||10-in.||11/13/1940||Dameron stomp||Harlan Leonard ; Rockets||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-053639||10-in.||11/13/1940||Rachmaninoff jumps||Harlan Leonard ; Rockets||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-053642||10-in.||11/13/1940||It couldn't be||Darwin Jones ; Harlan Leonard ; Rockets||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-053644||10-in.||11/13/1940||Take 'um||Henry Bridges ; Harlan Leonard ; Rockets||Jazz/dance band, with saxophone solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-053645||10-in.||11/13/1940||Dig it||Harlan Leonard ; Rockets ; Myra Taylor||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||D7VB-1545||10-in.||8/22/1947||Stay on it||Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Decca||75680||1/6/1950||So easy-2||Artie Shaw Orchestra||arranger|
|Decca||L 3096||10-in.||7/14/1942||I dream a lot about you-2||Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra||arranger|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dameron, Tadd," accessed January 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310789.
Dameron, Tadd. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310789.
"Dameron, Tadd." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 January 2023.
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