Cal Tjader
Cal Tjader

About The Artist

Legendary jazz vibraphonist Cal Tjader began his career playing in Dave Brubeck's group from 1949 and 1951. Then, after a short stint as leader of his own group, Cal joined George Shearing’s Quintet as featured vibraphonist and percussionist. While with Shearing Cal made frequent trips to New York and began listening to the Latin New York bands of Tito Puente and Machito. When Tjader left Shearing, he formed his own group again and began to record prolifically for Fantasy. Between 1954 ... Read More

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