Art Dedrick

Art Dedrick

Born: August 1, 1915
Died: January 20, 1980

A graduate of the State University College of New York at Fredonia, Art began his professional career as trombonist and arranger with some of the greatest big bands of the 1940's, including those of Red Norvo, Joe Marsala, Claude Thornhill, and Vaughn Monroe. He later served as staff arranger for radio stations WGR and WBEN in Buffalo, New York.

He went on to become one of the foremost initiators of the school jazz ensemble movement. While teaching public school instrumental music, he recognized an urgent need for student-level stage band music. Drawing from his extensive writing and playing experience, in 1954 he started his own publishing company, Kendor Music, and issued his first big band charts for school groups. His keen interest in all types of educational music eventually led to the publication of more than 300 compositions and arrangements bearing his name, along with hundreds more by other gifted writers.

During his lifetime Art also served as clinician at several prominent jazz camps, and presented workshops at national conventions to generate interest in jazz among educators.

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American Patrol

American Patrol

$45.00

Product #: 00730
Credits: arr. Dedrick
Series: Art Dedrick Legacy Editions
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Chopin Favorites (Digital Download Only)

Chopin Favorites (Digital Download Only)

$9.50

Product #: 15940
Credits: Chopin / Art Dedrick
Series: Saxophone Quartet
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Little Brown Jug

Little Brown Jug

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Product #: 00790
Credits: arr. Dedrick
Series: Art Dedrick Legacy Editions
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Londonderry Air

Londonderry Air

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Product #: 00800
Credits: arr. Dedrick
Series: Art Dedrick Legacy Editions
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Song To The Evening Star (From 'Tannhauser') (Digital Download Only)

Song To The Evening Star (From 'Tannhauser') (Digital Download Only)

$6.99

Product #: 12580
Credits: Wagner / Art Dedrick
Series: Trombone Solo
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Touch Of Tuba, A

Touch Of Tuba, A

$7.99

Product #: 13190
Credits: Dedrick
Series: Tuba Solo
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Touch Of Tuba, A (Digital Download Only)

Touch Of Tuba, A (Digital Download Only)

$60.00

Product #: 07810
Credits: Dedrick
Series: Solo With Concert Band
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When The Saints Go Marchin' In

When The Saints Go Marchin' In

$45.00

Product #: 00900
Credits: arr. Dedrick
Series: Art Dedrick Legacy Editions
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