Simon Phillips Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 1 February, 2021 864 No Comments

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Simon Phillips (born 6 February 1957) is an English jazz, pop, and rock drummer and record producer. He worked with rock bands during the 1970s and 1980s and was the drummer for the band Toto from 1992 to 2014. Phillips started to play professionally at the age of twelve in his father’s dixieland band for… Read more »

Hal Blaine Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 1 February, 2021 670 No Comments

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Hal Blaine (born Harold Simon Belsky; February 5, 1929) is an American drummer and session musician. He is most known for his work with the Wrecking Crew, a group of musicians who recorded prolifically in the Los Angeles music scene and played behind a large number of musicians in the 1960s and ’70s. Blaine played… Read more »

Phil Collins Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 22 January, 2021 232 No Comments

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Philip David Charles Collins LVO (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known as the drummer/singer of the rock band Genesis and for his solo career. Between 1982 and 1990, Collins scored three UK and seven US number-one singles in his solo career. When his work with Genesis,… Read more »

Ed Shaughnessy Tribute!

Salvador Niebla 22 January, 2021 176 No Comments

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Edwin Thomas “Ed” Shaughnessy (January 29, 1929 – May 24, 2013) was a swing music and jazz drummer long associated with Doc Severinsen and a member of The Tonight Show Band on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Shaughnessy was born in Jersey City, New Jersey and grew up in the New York City area,… Read more »

Bob Moses Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 22 January, 2021 226 No Comments

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Moses played with Roland Kirk in 1964–65 while he was still a teenager. In 1966 he and Larry Coryell formed The Free Spirits, a jazz fusion ensemble, and from 1967 to 1969 he played in Gary Burton’s quartet. He played on the landmark 1967 Burton album A Genuine Tong Funeral, but due to creative disputes… Read more »

Nick Mason Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 22 January, 2021 168 No Comments

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Nicholas Berkeley Mason, CBE (born 27 January 1944) is an English drummer and founding member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. He is the only member to feature on every Pink Floyd album, and the only constant member since its formation in 1965. He co-wrote Pink Floyd compositions such as “Echoes”, “Time”, “Careful With… Read more »

Stanton Moore Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 8 July, 2020 304 No Comments

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Stanton Moore (born July 9, 1972) is an American funk, jazz, and rock drummer from New Orleans. Most widely known as a founding member of Galactic, Moore has also pursued a solo recording career (beginning with his 1998 debut All Kooked Out!) and recorded with bands as diverse as jazz-funk keyboardist Robert Walter and heavy… Read more »

Ignacio Berroa Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 8 July, 2020 318 No Comments

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Ignacio Berroa is one of the greatest drummers of our times. Grammy Award winner Ignacio Berroa has boasted an impressive resume of sideman recording and performance duties with such maestros of the jazz world as Dizzy Gillespie, McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, Jackie McLean and Charlie Haden, as well as such Latin American masters… Read more »

Ringo Starr Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 8 July, 2020 277 No Comments

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Sir Richard Starkey MBE (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor widely famous as the drummer for the Beatles. He occasionally sang lead vocals with the group, usually for one song on each album, including “Yellow Submarine”, “With a Little Help from My Friends” and… Read more »

Louie Bellson Tribute!

Salvador Niebla 8 July, 2020 359 No Comments

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Louis Bellson (born Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni on July 6, 1924 – February 14, 2009), known by the stage name Louie Bellson (his own preferred spelling, although he is often seen in sources as Louis Bellson), was an American jazz drummer. He was a composer, arranger, bandleader, and jazz educator, and is credited… Read more »

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