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Monday, April 9, 2018

Jabali Billy Hart: "Still Out of Control"
















I was inspired by this brief faculty profile of Master drummer Jabali Billy Hart via the Oberlin Conservatory (check out his last comment Lol...and I'm also inclined to transcribe that cool paradiddle/cross-over pattern that he plays at 1:28):



And from a recent week-long trio engagement at the Village Vanguard with pianist Fred Hersch, here's Hart in action on Wayne Shorter's "Black Nile" and Thelonious Monk's "Bemsha Swing" (special thanks to Tim Mah for passing these along...):





Finally, from the Pace Report, here's an interview with this Master drummer who is always eager to share his wisdom:



As per usual, when the Masters speak...we must listen.

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