Edward Joseph Blackwell (October 10, 1929 – October 7, 1992) was an American jazz drummer born in New Orleans, Louisiana, known for his extensive, influential work with Ornette Coleman.
|Birth name||Edward Joseph Blackwell|
|Born||October 10, 1929|
New Orleans, Louisiana, US
|Died||October 7, 1992(aged 62)|
Jazz drummer who was part of The Ed Blackwell Project and who played with Ornette Coleman. He had a major role in advancing the free jazz movement in the 1950s.
He was brought up in New Orleans.
He learned to play the drums when he was young.
He lectured at Wesleyan University.
He briefly toured with Ray Charles .
● Ed Blackwell was born on October 10, 1929 (age 62) in Louisiana, United States ● He is a celebrity drummer ● His genre is Jazz● His the best movie is Live at the Village Vanguard - Vol. 4● His successful albums are El Corazón (1982), Red and Black in Willisau (1985), Boogie Live...1958 (feat. Am... (1992), This Is Our Music (1961) and The Complete Prestige... (2011) ● His popular songs are Voice of the Silence, Street Dancing and Makondi ● He died on October 7, 1992, Hartford, CT
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