Lou Donaldson

    Lou Donaldson Radio

    • Lou Donaldson Radio

    Lou Donaldson

    Popular On

      Songs

      This artist doesn't have any tracks.

      About

      Biography

      Lou Donaldson has long been an excellent bop altoist influenced by Charlie Parker, but with a more blues-based style of his own. His distinctive tone has been heard in a variety of small-group settings, and he has recorded dozens of worthy and spirited (if somewhat predictable) sets throughout the years. Donaldson started playing clarinet when he was 15, soon switching to the alto. He attended college and performed in a Navy band while in the military. Donaldson first gained a... Read more

      Chat About Lou Donaldson