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Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: August 16, 1959

A contemporary drummer and aggressive, polyrhythmic stylist, Cecil Brooks, III has worked in the New York area with such musicians as Greg Osby, Geri Allen and Lonnie Plaxico. He recorded his debut album as a leader for Muse in 1989, subsequently releasing efforts including 1990's Hangin' with Smooth, 1993's Neck Peckin' Jammie and 2000's Our Mister Brooks in addition to session work in both a hard bop and bebop setting. The intimate setting of Live at Sweet Basil (2001).

His father was a drummer and a grandfather a concert pianist, Brooks recalls that “music just flourished through the house. ... It was there to partake in anytime I wanted to. Philly Joe [Jones] used to come by, and Art Blakey. I played on Blakey's drums when I was 10 years old....
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Music

Featured recording “Hot Dog”

Hot Dog

Savant Records
2009
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    Hot Dog

    Savant Records
    2009
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    Double Exposure

    Savant Records
    2006
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    Hangin' With Smooth

    FMP
    1992
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    The Collective

    FMP
    1990
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