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Flanagan, Tommy

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Personal name headingFlanagan, Tommy
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Variant(s)フラナガン, トミー
Biography/History noteTommy Flanagan (1930-2001) was a jazz pianist.
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1930-03-16
Death date2001-11-16
Place of birthDetroit (Mich.)
Place of deathManhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Field of activityJazz
AffiliationTommy Flanagan's trios
United States. Army
Profession or occupationPianists Jazz musicians
Special noteNon-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inTommy Flanagan Trio and Sextet. [Phonodisc] 1973.
Wess, F. Flute juice [SR] c1982: container (Tommy Flanagan; b. 3/16/30, Detroit)
New York Times, Nov. 19, 2001 (Tommy Flanagan, 71, jazz pianist; d. Nov. 16, 2001, Manhattan, N.Y.)
Burrell, K. Introducing Kenny Burrell [SR] p2004: container (Tommy Flanagan, piano) insert (トミー・フラナガン)
African American National Biography, accessed January 20, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Flanagan, Tommy; pianist, jazz musician; born 16 March 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, United States; served in the army during 1951-1953, was part part of the legacy of great Detroit jazz pianists (1950's); worked with bassist Oscar Pettiford, trombonist J.J.Johnson, Miles Davis, trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison, trombonist Tyree Glenn, tenor-saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, and guitarist Jim Hall (1956-1958); worked as Ella Fitzgerald's accompanist, touring the world (1963, 1968-1978); as leader of trios, featured players as bassists George Mraz and Peter Washington and drummers Al Foster, Kenny Washington, and Lewis Nash; notable interpreter of other artists' songs, especially the music of Billy Strayhorn, Thad Jones, and Thelonious Monk; honors include, the Jazzpar Prize in Denmark (1993); died 16 November 2001)