Amazon.com Widgets

Thurman Barker

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: January 8, 1948    

Thurman Barker began his professional career at the young age of 16 playing for blues singer/guitarist Might Joe Young. Classically trained at the American Conservatory of Music his reputation as a drummer grew quickly. He has played for Billy Eckstein, MarvinGaye, Bette Midler and Vicki Carr. He was the house drummer at the Schubert Theatre in Chicago for 10 years where he played for national touring companies.

Barker is a charter member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, (AACM) an organization with which he continues his association to this day. He has recorded with Cecil Taylor, MuhalRichard Abrams, Amina Claudine Meyers, Anthony Braxton, Roscoe Mitchell, Sam Rivers, Billy Bang, Joseph Jarman, and Henry Threadgill....
read more

  • BUY

    Strike Force

    Up Tee Productions
    2005

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Featured recording “Rediscovered”

Latest Release

Rediscovered

Uptee (2009)

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Thurman Barker events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Rank: 3,924 Views: 5,845
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Carmen Lundy

Carmen Lundy

About | Enter

Wadada Leo Smith

Wadada Leo Smith

About | Enter

Mort Weiss

Mort Weiss

About | Enter

Rotem Sivan

Rotem Sivan

About | Enter

Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

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.

Help improve the Thurman Barker 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 Thurman Barker musician profile.