MILFORD GRAVES

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Milford Graves has been among the flashiest drummers in the free mode, known for skillful inclusion of Asian and African rhythmic ingredients into his solos. He studied Indian music extensively, including learning the tabla from Wasantha Singh. He has unfortunately not recorded much, especially on American labels. Graves played congas as a child, then switched to trap drums at 17 before his tabla studies with Singh. During the '60s, Graves worked with Giuseppi Logan and the New York Art Quartet. He recorded on ESP in the mid-'60s with Logan, and was an original member of the Jazz Composers' Orchestra Association. Graves also played with Hugh Masekela and Miriam Makeba in the early '60s. His appearance in the Bill Dixon-sponsored concert series the October Revolution in Jazz helped introduce Graves to a wider audience. He did two albums of duets with pianist Don Pullen at Yale in 1966. Graves worked regularly read more...
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MILFORD GRAVES You Never Heard Such Sounds In Your Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You Never Heard Such Sounds In Your Life
Avant-Garde Jazz 1965
MILFORD GRAVES Meditation Among Us album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Meditation Among Us
Avant-Garde Jazz 1977
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Grand Unification
Avant-Garde Jazz 1998
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Stories
Avant-Garde Jazz 2000
MILFORD GRAVES Milford Graves & Bill Laswell : Space/Time Redemption album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milford Graves & Bill Laswell : Space/Time Redemption
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014

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MILFORD GRAVES Nommo (In Concert At Yale University - Vol. 2) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nommo (In Concert At Yale University - Vol. 2)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1967
MILFORD GRAVES Bäbi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bäbi
Avant-Garde Jazz 1977
MILFORD GRAVES 50² (with John Zorn) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
50² (with John Zorn)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2004
MILFORD GRAVES Milford Graves & Bill Laswell: The Stone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milford Graves & Bill Laswell: The Stone
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014

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MILFORD GRAVES Babi [2 CDs] album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Babi [2 CDs]
Avant-Garde Jazz 2018

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Avant-Garde Jazz 2018

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