Sunday, 1 July 2018

85th birthday of Rashied Ali

ILLUSTRIOUS avant-garde drummer and educator who joins the John Coltrane expanded band, beginning in 1965, and plays on the saxophonist’s album Meditations (1965), as well as numerous later recordings including Cosmic Music (1966), Live at the Village Vanguard Again! (1966), Coltrane in Japan (1966), John Coltrane: Live at Temple University (1966), Stellar Regions (1967), Interstellar Space (1967), Expression (1967)
(John Coltrane Duo, “Jupiter” [personnel: Coltrane, tenor saxophone, bells; Rashied Ali, drums; recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood, Cliff, NJ, US, 22 February 1967])
(John Coltrane Duo, “Mars” [personnel and recording details as above])
(John Coltrane Duo, “Venus” [personnel and recording details as above])
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