Duane Tatro


Jazz For Moderns

  • Release Date: 19 Jul 1996
  • OJCCD-1878-2

There has been precious little of Duane Tatro's music available in recent years--one composition each on Music to Listen to Red Norvo By (OJC-155) and Art Pepper's Smack Up (OJC-176), to be exact. Yet listeners lucky enough to have heard the present album have long cited Tatro as one of the most challenging and imaginative writers of the Fifties. A precocious talent who played tenor sax with Stan Kenton while still in his teens, Tatro grew into a visionary composer who effec… MORE