Jonathan's Favorite Jazz Drummers

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Here are a few of Jonathan’s favorite jazz drummers, in no particular order except for #1.

Jonathan's Drummer Playlist:

#1 Buddy Rich - West Side Story Medley

#2 Philly Joe Jones - Stablemates 

#3 Jimmy Cobb - Blue In Green

#4 Art Blakey - Moanin' 

#5 Jeff Hamilton - Poinciana


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Comments [3]

Joan Grimes

I recently had a stay at a rehab center in Babylon where I met a patient, Ben Riley - a well-known drummer - played with Woody Herman and other great jazz musicians. He'd often sit in with the house keyboard entertainer. Great with the "sticks."-look him up. Joan

Aug. 23 2014 10:58 AM
Herb Stark from Mooresville, NC

Dear Jonathan:

How in the world can you exclude Louis Bellson and Gene Krupa from your favorite 5 jazz drummers? Make room, man.

Best Regards,
Herb Stark

Apr. 30 2014 04:39 PM
Jim Gilhooly

Buddy Rich was the drummer on the two albums
with Louie, Ella and Oscar.

Apr. 30 2014 04:13 PM

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