BEN RILEY

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Ben Riley 17/07/33 – 18/11/17

This year's Thelonious Monk centenary events have rightly focused on the immense stature of the creator of some of the most idiosyncratic themes in the jazz canon, and, consequentially, those who accompanied him also share the spotlight to a degree. Drummer Ben Riley, who recently passed away, was a key member of the pianist-composer's band for some four years and made fine contributions to the albums cut between the mid and late 1960s that include gems such as It's Monk's Time, Monk and Underground. On all of the above Riley ably demonstrates the impressive attributes of a drummer who had absorbed the innovations of modern jazz spearheads such as Kenny Clarke and Max Roach, all the while bringing his own strength of character to the table. On a classic such as 'Straight No Chaser' his wonderfully fluid but inventively nuanced snare and cymbal patterns effectively serve
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BEN RILEY Weaver of Dreams album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Weaver of Dreams
Bop 1996
BEN RILEY Memories Of T album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Memories Of T
Bop 2006
BEN RILEY Grown Folks Music (with Wayne Escoferry) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Grown Folks Music (with Wayne Escoferry)
Bop 2012

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