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Harvey Mason

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: April 22, 1947    

You will have only begun to scratch the surface by identifying the masterful Harvey Mason as just a drummer. Yes, his precision time keeping and versatility have placed him among THE most in-demand and most recorded session drummers of all-time. Yes, his tumbling tom-tom fills and the lickity slick synchronization between his hi-hat cymbals, snare and bass drums are instantly recognizable signatures. Yes, he’s been hired by everyone from Barbra Streisand to James Brown to Henry Mancini to Herbie Hancock to Reba McIntyre to Sergio Mendes to the London Symphony Orchestra. Yes, he has played on well over 1,000 recordings and hundreds of film scores, won four 1st place plaques from Modern Drummer magazine's annual studio poll and has been the first call drummer for the Academy Awards ceremonies on 16 occasions....
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    Chameleon

    Concord Records
    2014
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    Earthmover (Expanded Edition)

    Bluebird
    2011
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    Funk In A Mason Jar (Expanded Edition)

    Bluebird
    2011
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    With All My Heart

    Bluebird
    2005
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    With All My Heart

    Bluebird
    2004
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    Groovin' You

    Bluebird
    1999
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    Ratamacue

    Bluebird
    1996
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Chameleon

Concord Records (2014)

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