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Hamid Drake

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Hamid Drake

Hamid Drake has been played on NTS in shows including Perfect Sound Forever, featured first on 23 September 2015. Songs played include Amazing Grace, Sakti / Shiva and Heavenly Walk.

Hamid Drake (b. Monroe, Louisiana, August 3, 1955) is an American jazz drummer and percussionist. He lives in Chicago, IL but spends much of his time traveling around the world for concerts and studio dates.

He first became known for his work with Chicago tenor saxophonist Fred Anderson. Drake was one of the founders, along with Foday Musa Suso and Adam Rudolph, of The Mandingo Griot Society. His other frequent collaborators include New York bassist William…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Amazing Grace
Ned Rothenberg, Hamid Drake
Fundacja Słuchaj!2017
Amazing Grace
Ned Rothenberg, Hamid DrakeFundacja Słuchaj!2017
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Sakti / Shiva
Fred Anderson, Hamid Drake
Thrill Jockey Records2007
Sakti / Shiva
Fred Anderson, Hamid DrakeThrill Jockey Records2007
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Heavenly Walk
William Parker, Hamid Drake
AUM Fidelity2001
Heavenly Walk
William Parker, Hamid DrakeAUM Fidelity2001
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9th Or 8th November
Arthur Doyle, Hamid Drake
Qbico2004
9th Or 8th November
Arthur Doyle, Hamid DrakeQbico2004
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