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Joe Morello: The Greatest Percussionist Of All Time?


Joe Morello

It's hard not to get insanely jealous of some musicians' abilities, and this week we're remembering the legend that was jazz drummer Joe Morello; what we'd give to be able to perform rhythms with that amount of speed and dexterity! Some of Morello's solos are essential viewing.

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The Massachusetts-born Morello, who sadly passed away at the age of 82 in 2011, played with The Dave Brubeck Quartet in the 60s, and also became a teacher of his trade releasing 6 books about all things drum-related. Some of his most noted work was on the band's songs 'Take Five', 'Blue Rondo à la Turk' and 'Unsquare Dance'.

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Joe Morello

Date of birth

17th July, 1928

Date of death

12th March, 2011

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Place of birth

Springfield, Massachusetts


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