This day (August 16, 2007), in Manhattan, New York, died Max Roach, an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer. v […]
Art Blakey’s ‘A Night in Tunisia’ is an album recorded on August 7 and 14, 1960 with the Jazz Messengers […]
This day (August 9, 1942), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Jack DeJohnette, an American jazz drummer.
This day (August 4, 1965), in Medford, Massachusetts, is born Terri Lyne Carrington, a jazz drummer and composer.
This day (July 29, 2014), in New Orleans, Louisiana, died Leo Morris a.k.a Idris Muhammad, an American jazz drummer.
Max Roach’s ‘M’Boom’ is an album recorded on July 25, 26 & 27, 1979 and released the same year by […]
‘Ugetsu’ by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers is a live album featuring Wayne Shorter and Freddie Hubbard, recorded on […]
This day (June 11, 1939), in Elkton, Maryland, is born Bernard Lee Purdie a.k.a Pretty Purdie, an American session drummer.
Sheila E.’s ‘The Glamorous Life’ is her first album co-produced and co-written with Prince and released on June 5, 1984 […]
This day (June 2, 1941), in London, England, is born Charles Robert Watts a.k.a Charlie Watts, an English drummer, best […]
This day (May 18, 2004), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Elvin Jones, an American jazz drummer.
This day (May 17, 1949), in Sevenoaks, Kent, is born William Scott Bill Bruford a.k.a Bill Bruford, an English drummer […]
This day (May 16, 1944), in Panama, is born Billy Cobham, a Panamanian American jazz drummer.
Roy Haynes’ ‘Out of the Afternoon’ is an album recorded on May 16, 1962, with Roland Kirk on tenor saxophone, […]
This day (May 10, 1952), in Kingston, Jamaica, is born Lowell ‘Sly’ Fillmore Dunbar a.k.a Sly Dunbar, a drummer usually […]
This day (May 3, 2001), in Inglewood, California, died Billy Higgins, an American jazz drummer who played on over 700 […]
This day (April 23, 1952), in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is born Narada Michael Walden, an American producer, drummer, singer and songwriter.
This day (April 17, 1942), in Zaandam, the Netherlands, is born Donald Hantopher ‘Han’ Bennink, a Dutch jazz drummer and […]
This day (April 9, 1945), in Irondequoit, New York, is born Steve Gadd, an American session and studio drummer.
Buddy Rich’s ‘Richcraft’ is a studio big band album with arrangements by Ernie Wilkins, recorded on April 9–10, 1959 and […]