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Name  Doug Hammond

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Role  Composer · doughammond.org
Albums  A Real Deal, Reflections In The Sea Of Nurnen, Revealing
Similar People  George Adams, James Blood Ulmer, Charles Mingus, Cecil McBee

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Doug Hammond (born December 26, 1942) is an American free funk/avant-garde jazz drummer, composer, poet, producer, and professor. His first major release was Reflections in the Sea of Nurnen on Tribe Records in 1975.

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He has worked with musicians including Earl Hooker, Sonny Rollins, Charles Mingus, Sammy Price, Donald Byrd, Wolfgang Dauner, Ornette Coleman, Steve Coleman, Nina Simone, Betty Carter, Marion Williams, Paquito D'Rivera, Arnett Cobb, James Blood Ulmer and Arthur Blythe.

In 2010 Doug Hammond wrote and conducted "Acknowledgement Suite" with Dwight Adams, Jean Toussaint, Roman Filiú, Howard Curtis, Wendell Harrison, Dick Griffin, Stéphane Payen, Kirk Lightsey and Arron James.

He lives and works in Linz, Austria. He was a professor at the Anton Bruckner Private University for Music, Drama, and Dance in Linz.

His work has been filmed in a documentary Sparkle of Inspiration by the Austrian director Dieter Strauch released during the Crossing Europe Film Festival in Linz in 2016.

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  • Mingus Moves with Charles Mingus (1973)
  • Reflections in the Sea of Nurnen with David Durrah (Tribe, 1975; Pony Canyon, 2004)
  • Ellipse with Karen Joseph (Idibib, 1976)
  • Folks (Idibib, 1980)
  • Alone (Scarecrow, 1982)
  • Spaces (Idibib, 1982; Rebel-X/DIW, 1992) with Steve Coleman among others
  • and Mo' Folks: We People (Idibib, 1989) with Regina Carter among others
  • Perspiciuty (L+R, 1991) Trio with Steve Coleman
  • It's Born (JPC, 1996)
  • Singing Smiles (Idibib, 2005)
  • A Real Deal (Heavenly Sweetness, 2007)
  • It's Now (Idibib, 2010)
  • New Beginning (Blue Marge, 2010)
  • References

    Doug Hammond Wikipedia


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