Label: Dee Gee Records - LPM 4001 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Soul-Jazz
Lionel Frederick Cole born October 15, is an American jazz singer and pianist whose recording career has spanned over sixty-five years.
He began playing piano at the age of six, and continued his musical education at the Roosevelt Institute in Chicago. During the s, Cole recorded several albums for European and English based labels. He went on to work with Grover Washington, Jr. In June of that year, Cole was added to the Steinway Artist roster. Cole was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in His album, Freddy Cole Sings Mr. Arrangements are by Napoleon and DiMartino.
When speaking of Eckstine, Cole recalled, "He was a fantastic entertainer. I learned so much from just watching and being around him. Guitarist Randy Napoleon, who has been playing and recording with Cole sincesaid, "Freddy just glides through life. He's got a lot of patience, warmth, a great sense of humor. The music is really inseparable from the person…One of the things that makes Freddy really great is his elegance and careful, judicious editing.
He doesn't play a lot of notes on piano, but the ones he plays really do make the band feel great. He doesn't feel you need a lot of extra, fancy stuff. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Freddy Cole. Decca Fantasy Telarc HighNote. Raven - She Keeps Bees - Eight Houses Media Guide, ".
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