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Instruments  drums, percussion
Music groups  Air, Living Colour
Genres  Jazz
Role  Musical Artist
Name  Pheeroan akLaff

Pheeroan akLaff
Born  January 27, 1955 (age 60) (1955-01-27)
Albums  House Of Spirit: Mirth, Dread, Air Song, Everything Is Possible: The Very, Vivid
Similar People  Oliver Lake, Michael Gregory, Marty Ehrlich, Henry Threadgill, Don Byron

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Pheeroan akLaff (born January 27, 1955) is an American jazz drummer. Pheeroan akLaff began playing in his hometown of Detroit, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, with Travis Biggs, Ars Nova, The Ebony Set, The Last Days, and Rod Lumpkin, recorded with Major Lansky. He moved to New Haven, Connecticut, and formed DejaVu with Dwight Andrews. He debuted with Bill Baron in 1975, followed by tenure in Leo Smith's New Dalta Ahkri.

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Pheeroan akLaff Pheeroan akLaff Artways Productions

Later developed a longstanding association with Oliver Lake, which included writing for their fusion ensemble, Jump Up. His performance and recorded history includes works with Andrew Hill, Cecil Taylor, Reggie Workman, and many others. In 2006 he co-founded Seed Artists in Brooklyn and currently teaches music at Wesleyan University.

Pheeroan akLaff A Strong Vibration An interview with Pheeroan akLaff

Pheeroan aklaff sonogram full album


As leader

Pheeroan akLaff Pheeroan akLaff Reggie Workman39s WORKz Roulette June
  • 1983: Fits Like a Glove (Gramavision)
  • 1989: Sonogram (Mu Works)
  • 1998: Global Mantras (Modern Masters)
  • As sideman

    Pheeroan akLaff Pheeroan akLaff Reggie Workman39s WORKz Roulette June

    With Geri Allen

    Pheeroan akLaff Pheeroan akLaff Wikipedia
  • Maroons (Blue Note, 1992)

  • Pheeroan akLaff TUM Records PHOTOS AND PRESS RELEASE
    With Anthony Braxton
  • Anthony Braxton's Charlie Parker Project 1993 (HatART, 1993, [1995])
  • Knitting Factory (Piano/Quartet) 1994, Vol. 1 (Leo, 1994)
  • Knitting Factory (Piano/Quartet) 1994, Vol. 2 (Leo, 1994)
  • Seven Standards 1995 (Knitting Factory Works, 1995)
  • With Oliver Lake

  • Prophet (Black Saint, 1980)
  • Clevont Fitzhubert (Black Saint, 1981)
  • Expandable Language (Black Saint, 1984)
  • Again and Again (Gramavision, 1991)
  • Virtual Reality (Total Escapism) (Gazell, 1992)
  • With Henry Threadgill

  • When Was That? (1982)
  • Just the Facts and Pass the Bucket (1983)
  • New Air: Live at Montreal International Jazz Festival (1984)
  • Subject to Change (1985)
  • New Air: Air Show No. 1 (1986) with Cassandra Wilson
  • You Know the Number (1986)
  • Easily Slip Into Another World (1987)
  • Makin' a Move (1995)
  • With Jay Hoggard

  • The Right Place (JHVM, 2003)
  • Something 'Bout Believing (Twinz Records, 1999)
  • Love Is the Answer (Muse, 1994)
  • Riverside Dance (India Navigation), 1985
  • Love Survives (Gramavision, 1983
  • With Craig Harris

  • Shelter (JMT 1987)
  • Blackout in the Square Root of Soul (JMT, 1988)
  • With Ray Anderson

  • What Because (Gramavision, 1989)
  • With Don Byron

  • Tuskegee Experiments (1992)
  • With Anthony Davis

  • Hidden Voices (India Navigation, 1979) – with James Newton
  • Variations in Dream-time (India Navigation, 1980)
  • Episteme (Gramavision, 1981)
  • Hemispheres (Gramavision, 1983)
  • With Julius Hemphill

  • One Atmosphere (2003)
  • With Uwe Kropinski

  • First Time in Manhattan (ITM, 1993)
  • With Amina Claudine Myers

  • Song for Mother E (Leo Records, 1979)
  • With Sonny Sharrock

  • Seize the Rainbow (Enemy, 1987)
  • Live in New York (Enemy, 1989)
  • With Wadada Leo Smith

  • Song of Humanity (Kabell, 1977) also released on Kabell Years: 1971–1979 (Tzadik, 2004)
  • Spirit Catcher (Nessa, 1979)
  • Spiritual Dimensions (Cuneiform, 2009)
  • Dark Lady of the Sonnets (TUM, 2011)
  • Ten Freedom Summers (Cuneiform, 2012)
  • America's National Parks (Cuneiform, 2016)
  • With Mal Waldron

  • My Dear Family (Evidence, 1993)
  • With Reggie Workman

  • Summit Conference (Postcards, 1993)
  • With Yōsuke Yamashita

  • Kurdish Dance (Verve, 1993)
  • Dazzling Days (Verve, 1993)
  • Fragments 1999 (Verve, 1999)
  • Spider (Verve, 1996)
  • References

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