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Sunshine In My Pocket
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Blood Groove
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Warm All Over
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Soscalalah Blues

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New Orleans jazz drummer Herlin Riley is best known as a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and a longtime associate of trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. Born in 1957 in New Orleans, Louisiana, Riley grew up in a musical family and first began playing the drums at age three. Despite his early affinity for percussion, Riley focused primarily on trumpet throughout high school, eventually returning to drums full-time during his junior year of college. After college, Riley join... Read more

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