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Roger Aldridge
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August 2023 #30 - Top 40 for North American Influence Deer Creek Fiddlers (track)
November 2021 #36 - Top 40 for North American Influence Deer Creek Fiddlers (track)
October 2021 #33 - Top 40 for North American Influence Deer Creek Fiddlers (track)
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Taking It To A Higher Octave

May 10, 2021
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Taking It To A Higher Octave Those who follow my music might noticed that I am no longer working on new projects. Instead, my focus is now on daily energy practices. This includes Chinese and Tibetan qigong, the chol q'ij (as used by the K'iche' Maya), and other kinds of energy work. In doing them, I discovered that I can experience many of the creative things that I love a...

Tofu Roadkill

Oct 30, 2020
456 views
NEW RECORDING! Tofu Roadkill is unique in my collection of originals as being the only song -- with music and lyrics -- that I have written. As the title implies, it is intended to be fun and crazed. The song was written in 1999. I could not bring myself to show it to anyone -- especially to my songwriter friends! So, the lead sheet stayed in my...

Alternate Takes Album

Apr 15, 2020
469 views
Alternate Takes Album Alternate Takes, my latest digital album, has been released at Bandcamp.

The recordings in this collection are alternate versions of eight originals that are on my previous albums.

The 8-track album is $7. The music can be streamed (with the free Bandcamp app) or downloaded. As another option, individual recordings...

Blues and Ballads Album

Nov 1, 2019
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Blues and Ballads Album Blues and Ballads, my latest digital album, has been released at Bandcamp.  I consider blues and ballads to be two pillars of jazz. The originals in this collection explore both conventional and unconventional approaches to these genres. The 8-track album is $7. The music can be streamed (with the free Bandcamp app) or downloaded. As...

New Fiddle Music Album

Oct 28, 2019
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New Fiddle Music Album New Fiddle Music, my latest digital album, has been released at Bandcamp.  Stylistically, the music includes jazz, modern Appalachian, Celtic, and ragtime...often blended together in unusual ways.   The 8-track album is $7. The music can be streamed (with the free Bandcamp app) or downloaded. As another option, individual recording...
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Photo by: Roger Aldridge
About: Roger and Nancy
Photo by: Roger Aldridge
About: With my 1936 G.H. Huller alto saxophone
Photo by: Roger Aldridge
About: Qi Gong in West Virginia
ABOUT
I am primarily a jazz composer. A wide range of influences can be found in my music, including tango, blues, samba, fusion, ragtime, contemporary classical, American roots music, and other kinds of music that interest me.

Listed in the International Who's Who in Music.

Independent artist. A selection of my music is available for TV, film, theater, and other uses through Directional Music (New York City) and Zudo Music (Santa Fe).
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