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Ed Blackwell

Ed Blackwell has been played over 10 times on NTS, first on 17 April 2016. Ed Blackwell's music has been featured on 10 episodes.

Ed Blackwell (October 10, 1929 – October 7, 1992) was an American free jazz drummer born in New Orleans, Louisiana. While album credits typically listed him as "Ed Blackwell," he preferred to be called Edward. Most of his close associates, including his wife, simply called him "Blackwell" most of the time.

Blackwell's early career began in New Orleans in the 1950s. He played in a bebop quintet that included pianist Ellis Marsalis and clarinetist Alvin Batiste. There was also a brief stint…

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Voice Of The Silence
Don Cherry, Ed Blackwell
ECM Records1982
Voice Of The Silence
Don Cherry, Ed BlackwellECM Records1982
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Brilliant Action
Don Cherry, Ed Blackwell
BYG Records1971
Brilliant Action
Don Cherry, Ed BlackwellBYG Records1971
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Getting There
Karl Berger, Dave Holland, Ed Blackwell
Enja Records1992
Getting There
Karl Berger, Dave Holland, Ed BlackwellEnja Records1992
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Street Dancing
Don Cherry, Ed Blackwell
ECM Records1982
Street Dancing
Don Cherry, Ed BlackwellECM Records1982
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Orbit Of La-Ba
Don Cherry, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Ed Blackwell
ECM Records0
Orbit Of La-Ba
Don Cherry, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Ed BlackwellECM Records0
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Voice Of The Silence
Don Cherry, Ed Blackwell
ECM Records0
Voice Of The Silence
Don Cherry, Ed BlackwellECM Records0
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Makondi
Don Cherry, Ed Blackwell
ECM Records0
Makondi
Don Cherry, Ed BlackwellECM Records0
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Don's Tune/Samodado
Tamma, Don Cherry, Ed Blackwell
Odin1985
Don's Tune/Samodado
Tamma, Don Cherry, Ed BlackwellOdin1985
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