Amazon.com Widgets

Eddie Locke

No photos available. Upload them now.

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: February 8, 1930 | Died: September 7, 2009    

Eddie Locke (February 8, 1930 - September 7, 2009) was an American jazz drummer.

Locke was associated with the Detroit jazz scene in the 1940s and 1950s, playing from 1948 to 1953 with drummer Oliver Jackson in a variety show called Bop & Locke. He moved to New York City in 1954, and worked there with Dick Wellstood, Tony Parenti, Red Allen, Willie “The Lion” Smith, Teddy Wilson, Roy Eldridge, and Coleman Hawkins. In the 1970s he played with Lee Konitz, Tiny Grimes, and Earle Warren in addition to remaining in Eldridge's band at Jimmy Ryan's through the end of the 1970s.[1]

Eddie passed Monday morning September 7 2009, in Ramsey NJ....
read more

November 27, 2009

The Eddie Locke Memorial

Become a fan of Eddie Locke Track
Rank: 8,243 Views: 3,425
Search
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Mark Elf

Mark Elf

About | Enter

Stefano Bollani

Stefano Bollani

About | Enter

Carmen Lundy

Carmen Lundy

About | Enter

Wadada Leo Smith

Wadada Leo Smith

About | Enter

Bandzoogle: GET STARTED TODAY - FREE TRIAL

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

Musician Search

Help improve the Eddie Locke profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Eddie Locke musician profile.