Ahmad Jamal, Idris Muhammad

13 November 2013 — Jazz on the Tube

Personnel: Ahmad Jamal, piano, James Cammack, bass, Idris Muhammad, drums. Recorded in Vienna 2001

Idris Muhammad (born Leo Morris) was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on November, 13, 1939. At 16, Muhammad was the drummer on Fats Domino’s 1956 hit “Blueberry Hill”. He’s been the backbone of many bands including ones led by Lou Donaldson, Johnny Griffin, Pharoah Sanders and Grover Washington, Jr.

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