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Lou Donaldson

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Lou Donaldson

Lou Donaldson has been played on NTS shows including One Vice Left, with Caterpillar first played on 4 December 2015.

Lou Donaldson (November 1, 1926) is a jazz alto saxophonist, born in Badin, North Carolina. He is best known for his soulful, bluesy approach to the alto saxophone, although in his formative years he was, as many were of the bebop era, heavily influenced by Charlie Parker.

Donaldson attended North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro in the early 1940s. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was trained at the Great Lakes bases in Chicago, where he was introduced…

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Who's Making Love
Lou Donaldson
Blue Note1969
Who's Making Love
Lou DonaldsonBlue Note1969
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Ode To Billie Joe
Lou Donaldson
Blue Note1967
Ode To Billie Joe
Lou DonaldsonBlue Note1967
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Make It With You
Lou Donaldson
Blue Note1970
Make It With You
Lou DonaldsonBlue Note1970
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You’re Welcome, Stop On By
Lou Donaldson
Blue Note, EMI2009
You’re Welcome, Stop On By
Lou DonaldsonBlue Note, EMI2009
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Caterpillar
Lou Donaldson
Blue Note1970
Caterpillar
Lou DonaldsonBlue Note1970
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