in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Percussion; Blues; Jazz. 801 words.
Tjader, Cal (16 July 1925–05 May 1982), jazz vibraphonist, was born Callen Radcliffe Tjader, Jr., in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Callen Radcliffe Tjader and Victoria Stoddart Wallace....