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Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: January 29, 1944

Began playing professionally at age 16. Recorded first record with Martha & Vandella's (Motown) at age 17, working in the Apollo Theatre house band, under the direction of Quincy Jones.

Worked his way through college (Aldelphi University- Garden City, New York) playing jazz six nights a week. Graduated 1965. B.A. Degree.

Went to Africa for three years--performing with various African bands (e.g. Guy Warren, Fela Ransome Kuti, Alpha Jazz Band, Leone Starrs, Black Star Tour) for the governments of several African nations including Nigeria, Liberia, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Congo, Morocco and Egypt....
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Featured recording “Daxaar”

Daxaar

Domino Records (UK)
2007
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    Daxaar

    Domino Records (UK)
    2007
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    Spirit Walk

    Soul Jazz Records
    2005
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Oct09 14 Jazz Orchestra
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