Neal Creque

Neal Creque

Date de naissance 13.4.1940 à Saint Thomas, Vierges (Etats-Unis), Iles

Date de décès 1.12.2000 à Olmsted Falls, OH, Etats-Unis d Amérique

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Neal Creque

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Neal Creque (1940-2000) whose real name was Earl Neal Creque was an American organist and jazz composer, born April 13, 1940 and originally from the Virgin Islands; he was based in the Cleveland area and played frequently around northern Ohio up until his death.[1]

He also composed music with Mongo Santamaría including the Grammy-nominated song "Sofrito" which was sampled by Jennifer Lopez on the album J.Lo..

He was a sought after session musician and his credits include Stanley Turrentine, Teresa Brewer, Leon Thomas, Harold Ousley, Bernard Purdie, and Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson.

His daughter Nina Creque was part of Gerald Levert's group 1 of the Girls.


As leader

  • 1972: Contrast! (Cobblestone Records)
  • 1973: The Hand of Time (Muse Records)
  • 1972: Creque (Cobblestone) re-released in 1976 as Black Velvet Rose (Muse)

As sideman

With Grant Green

  • Alive! (Blue Note)
  • Green Is Beautiful (Blue Note)
  • Carryin' On (Blue Note)

With Eric Kloss

  • Doors (Cobblestone, 1972)

With Bernard Purdie

  • Shaft (Prestige, 1971)

With Melvin Sparks

  • Sparkling (Muse)


  1. [Neal Creque at All Music Guide Allmusic]

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