James Black

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        b. 1 February 1940, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 30 August 1988, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Born into a musical family, Black studied music at Southern University, Baton Rouge, and also drummed in the quintessential training ground for New Orleans rhythm, a marching band. His first professional break came with an R&B outfit in 1958. He replaced Ed Blackwell in Ellis MarsalisGÇÖ band when Blackwell left to join Ornette Coleman in California. In the early 60s he relocated to ... Read more

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