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T. Howard Curtis III

T. Howard Curtis III, born in Williamburg, VA, but now living and working in Graz, Austria has been enjoying a multifaceted career as jazz drummer, percussionist and educator for over 30 years.

He has performed in jazz and other music festivals all over the world, including Paris, Germany, Great Britain, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey, Croatia, Switzerland and Russia. He has performed with Dave Liebman

Dave Liebman
Dave Liebman
b.1946
saxophone
, Gary Thomas
Gary Thomas
Gary Thomas
b.1961
saxophone
, Julius Hemphill
Julius Hemphill
Julius Hemphill
1938 - 1995
sax, alto
, George Coleman
George Coleman
George Coleman
b.1935
sax, tenor
, Bob Mintzer
Bob Mintzer
Bob Mintzer
b.1953
saxophone
, David "Fathead" Newman
David
David "Fathead" Newman
1933 - 2009
sax, tenor
, Joe Locke
Joe Locke
Joe Locke
b.1959
vibraphone
, Barry Harris
Barry Harris
Barry Harris
b.1929
piano
, Marc Johnson
Marc Johnson
Marc Johnson
b.1953
bass
, John Abercrombie
John Abercrombie
John Abercrombie
b.1944
guitar
, Jimmy Heath
Jimmy Heath
Jimmy Heath
b.1926
sax, tenor
, Odean Pope
Odean Pope
Odean Pope
b.1938
saxophone
, Lionel Hampton
Lionel Hampton
Lionel Hampton
1908 - 2002
vibraphone
and others

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”Howard Curtis, one of the best drummers in New York, not living in New York”

“The Drum Ninja” ”Your music is an outstanding gift”

“A most devine drummer” ”You are there, vivid, up front, leading the charge”

“Hearing him play let's you know the spirit of Elvin Jones is still here” ”One of the greatest drummers in the business”

Primary Instrument

Drums

Location

Graz

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

University Professor

Clinic/Workshop Information

Drum and percussion workshops, Technique Musical Styles History Listening

Discography

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