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Damion Reid

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Occupation(s)  Musician
Albums  Abstract Society
Genres  Jazz
Name  Damion Reid
Instruments  Drums

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Born  16 June 1979 (age 36) West Covina, California United States (1979-06-16)
Similar People  Rudresh Mahanthappa, Jure Pukl, Robert Glasper, Vijay Iyer

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Damion Reid (born June 16, 1979) is an American drummer. Critics have praised his "controlled fury" and "microscopically complex beats."


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Damion Reid was born June 16, 1979 in West Covina, California, east of Los Angeles, into a musical family. He played in church as a child and studied with drummer Billy Higgins. He has attended the New England Conservatory of Music, where his teachers included Cecil McBee, Danilo Pérez, Fred Buda and George Russell. Reid was a 1998 recipient of NEC's Alan Dawson Scholarship, and in 1999 was accepted into the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at the University of Southern California. Reid has also attended The New School in New York City.

He has performed with Greg Osby, Terence Blanchard, Robert Glasper, Cassandra Wilson, Bruce Hornsby, Jacky Terrasson, Ravi Coltrane, Reggie Workman, Marcus Belgrave, Lauryn Hill, Angie Stone, Robert Hurst, Angélique Kidjo, Meshell Ndegeocello, Jason Moran, Steve Lehman, Mark Shim, Dianne Reeves, Mark Turner, Bunky Green and many others. Reid currently performs with Steve Coleman and the Five Elements, Greg Ward's Phonic Juggernaut, the Steve Lehman Trio, various projects led by guitarist Miles Okazaki, Rudresh Mahanthappa and Bunky Green's APEX and the Steve Lehman-Rudresh Mahanthappa co-led project Dual Identity.


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With Robert Hurst

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  • Unrehurst (Bebob, 2001)
  • With Robert Glasper

  • Mood (Fresh Sound, 2002)
  • Canvas (Blue Note, 2005)
  • In My Element (Blue Note, 2007)
  • Covered (Blue Note, 2015)
  • With Jonathan Finlayson

  • Moment and the Message (Pi Recording, 2013)
  • With Laurent Coq

  • Like a Tree in the City (Sunnyside, 2003)
  • Eight Fragments of Summer (88 Trees, 2009)
  • With Ergo

  • Quality Anatomechanical Music Since 2005 (Actuator, 2006)
  • With Richard Reid

  • Have a Cup With (Roughhouse, 2008)
  • With Rudresh Mahanthappa

  • Dual Identity (co-led by Steve Lehman) (Clean Feed, 2010)
  • Apex (with Bunky Green) (Pi Recordings, 2010)
  • Samdhi (ACT Music, 2011)
  • With Greg Ward

  • Greg Ward's Phonic Juggernaut (Thirsty Ear, 2011)
  • With Steve Lehman

  • Dialect Fluorescent (Pi Recordings, 2012)
  • With Jure Pukl

  • Abstract Society (Storyville Records, 2012)
  • Filmography

  • Icons Among Us (Paradigm Studio, 2009)
  • Brown Sugar (20th Century Fox, 2002)
  • References

    Damion Reid Wikipedia

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