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Harvey Mason

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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Albums

Chameleon
Chameleon
Concord Records
2014
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[no cover]
Funk In A Mason Jar...
Bluebird
2011
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[no cover]
Earthmover (Expanded...
Bluebird
2011
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With All My Heart
With All My Heart
Bluebird
2005
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[no cover]
With All My Heart
Bluebird
2004
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[no cover]
Groovin' You
Bluebird
1999
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