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Whit Dickey

Whit Dickey made a name for himself as the former drummer of David S. Ware

David S. Ware
David S. Ware
1949 - 2012
sax, tenor
’s famous quartet. Since then Dickey’s musical contributions have gone well beyond his work as Ware’s drummer. He is capable of tremendous power and yet has the ability for subtle gesture. Dickey is a composer as well as a drummer and his music has reached new heights in his recent small group work, with a coterie of great musicians including alto saxophonist Rob Brown. He has also performed with Matthew Shipp
Matthew Shipp
Matthew Shipp
b.1960
piano
since 1991 and continues to play and record with Roy Campbell Jr., Mat Maneri
Mat Maneri
Mat Maneri
b.1969
viola
, Chris Lightcap and many others.

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Albums

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Sacred Ground
Wobbly Rail
2006
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Coalescence
Coalescence

2005
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In A Heartbeat
Wobbly Rail
2005
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Prophet Moon
Prophet Moon
Riti Records
2003
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Big Top
Wobbly Rail
2000
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