We remember Idris Muhammad. ‘Funky Idris’

This day (July 29, 2014), in New Orleans, Louisiana, died Leo Morris a.k.a Idris Muhammad, an American jazz drummer.

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We remember Idris Muhammad. ‘Funky Idris’

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Idris Muhammad – Live in Pittsburgh . w/ Ahmad Jamal – The Aftermath (2008) . w/ Ahmad Jamal – Poinciana (2007) . w/ Chico Freeman – Salt + Peanuts (1993) . Bessie’s Blues (1993) . w/ Sam Rivers etc – Lester Leaps In (1992) .

Tracklist :

Loran’s Dance . Power Of Soul . Piece Of Mind . The Saddest Thing . Hard To Face The Music . House Of The Rising Sun . Sudan . For Your Love . Theme For New York City . Hey Pocky A-Way .

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Wikipedia : This day (July 29, 2014), in New Orleans, Louisiana, died Leo Morris a.k.a Idris Muhammad, an American jazz drummer.

Idris Muhammad @drummerworld : He played primarily soul and R&B during 1962-1964 and then spent 1965-1967 as a member of Lou Donaldson‘s band. He was the house drummer at Prestige Records (1970-1972), appearing on many albums as a sideman.

@allmusic : Of his later jazz associations, Muhammad played with Johnny Griffin (1978-1979), Pharoah Sanders in the 1980s, George Coleman, and the Paris Reunion Band (1986-1988). He has recorded everything from post-bop to dance music as a leader for such labels as Prestige, Kudu, Fantasy, Theresa, and Lipstick.

@last.fm : He is known for his funky playing style. He has released a number of albums as leader, and has played with a number of jazz legends including Lou Donaldson, Johnny Griffin, Pharoah Sanders and Grover Washington, Jr.

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