Oliver Jackson

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    Step to MeOliver Jackson
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    J Walking (feat. Oliver Jackson)Oliver Jackson
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    Kicking ItOliver Jackson
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    Night BreezeOliver Jackson
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        A very valuable drummer in the swing/mainstream/Dixieland scene, Oliver Jackson appeared on a countless number of sessions through the years. He was part of Detroit's very viable jazz scene in the late 1940s, playing with Thad Jones, Tommy Flanagan, Wardell Gray, and others. Jackson also often performed as half of a variety act with Eddie Locke called Bop & Locke. The drummer worked with Yusef Lateef (1954-1956), moved to New York, and then began freelancing. He was a regular at... Read more

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