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Hamid Drake

Primary Instrument: Percussion

Born: August 3, 1955    

b. 3 August 1955, Monroe, Louisiana, USA. Hamid Drake studied drums extensively, including eastern and Caribbean styles. In 1974 he began what was to be a long-term musical relationship with Fred Anderson. In the late 70s, Anderson introduced him to George Lewis and Douglas Ewart. His most significant percussion influences, Ed Blackwell and Adam Rudolph, date from this period. The latter, who was a childhood friend, became another continuing collaborator and they appeared together in numerous contexts, including Anderson's 1979 The Missing Link. Don Cherry, who Drake first met in 1978, was another continuing collaborator. Also in the late 70s, Hamid Drake became a member of the Mandingo Griot Society, appearing on the group's first album....
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    Reggaeology

    Rogue Art
    2010
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    Blissful

    Rogue Art
    2008
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    Evolving Silence Vol. 2

    AUM Fidelity
    2006
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    Life At Glenn Miller Cafè, Soul Bodies, Vol. 2

    AUM Fidelity
    2006
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    Uotha

    AUM Fidelity
    2006
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    Evolving Silence, Vol. 2

    Earsay
    2006
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    Bindu

    Rogue Art
    2006
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