Cal Tjader
07/16/1925-05/05/1982 in St. Louis, MO


Callen Radcliffe "Cal" Tjader, Jr. (/ˈ.dər/ CHAY-der; July 16, 1925 – May 5, 1982) was an American Latin jazz musician, known as the most successful non-Latino Latin musician. He explored other jazz idioms, even as he continued to perform the music of Cuba, the Caribbean, and Latin America for the rest of his life. ... (see more)