GRADY TATE

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Grady Tate, (born January 14, 1932 in Durham, North Carolina), is a hard bop and soul-jazz drummer and singer.

He has played with Lena Horne, Astrud Gilberto, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Blossom Dearie, Chris Connor, Sarah Vaughan, Ray Charles, Cal Tjader, Peggy Lee, Bill Evans, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Tom Rapp, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Stanley Turrentine, Charles Earland, Quincy Jones, Wes Montgomery, Jimmy Smith, Stan Getz as well as many other famous jazz artists.

Biography

Tate moved to New York City in 1963 and gained the position of drummer in the band of Quincy Jones.

Grady Tate's drumming helped to define a particular hard bop, soul jazz and organ trio sound during the mid 1960's and beyond. His slick, layered and intense sound is instantly recognizable for its understated style in which he integrates his trademark subtle nuances with sharp, crisp "on top of the beat" timing (in comparison to
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Windmills Of My MindWindmills Of My Mind
DCC Compact Classics, Inc. 2011
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Body & SoulBody & Soul
Milestone 1994
$13.25
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Feeling FreeFeeling Free
Pow Wow Records 1999
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Grady Tate Sings / TNTGrady Tate Sings / TNT
Milestone 1991
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GRADY TATE Windmills Of My Mind album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Windmills Of My Mind
Hard Bop 1968
GRADY TATE After The Long Drive Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
After The Long Drive Home
Hard Bop 1969
GRADY TATE She Is My Lady album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
She Is My Lady
Hard Bop 1972
GRADY TATE Movin' Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Movin' Day
Hard Bop 1974
GRADY TATE Master Grady Tate album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Master Grady Tate
Hard Bop 1977
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TNT
Hard Bop 1991
GRADY TATE All Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
All Love
Hard Bop 2003

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