Cal Tjader Net Worth

Cal Tjader net worth and salary: Cal Tjader is a Drummer who has a net worth of $15 Million. Cal Tjader was born in in July 16, 1925. During his four-decade music career, this famous vibraphone player, drummer, and pianist contributed greatly to the development of the acid jazz and Latin rock music genres. He received a 1980 Grammy Award for an album titled La Onda Va Bien.
Cal Tjader is a member of Drummer

💰 Net worth: $15 Million (Updated at 15 March 2019)

About

During his four-decade music career, this famous vibraphone player, drummer, and pianist contributed greatly to the development of the acid jazz and Latin rock music genres. He received a 1980 Grammy Award for an album titled La Onda Va Bien.

Before Fame

After serving during World War II as a United States Army medic, he studied under the G.I. Bill at San Jose State College and San Francisco State College.

Trivia

In 1954, he established his Cal Tjader Modern Mambo Quintet, a group that included pianist Manuel Duran and bassist Carlos Duran.

Family Life

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he was raised primarily in San Mateo, California, by his Swedish, vaudeville performer parents.

Associated With

During his college years, he met jazz pianist Dave Brubeck. The two eventually formed the Dave Brubeck Octet, a music group that included saxophonist Paul Desmond.