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Tuesday, 23 June 2015 00:00

Ralph Peterson

One of the most famous drummers worldwide, Ralph Peterson comes to Nakas school of music for drum workshop on June 23, 2015 - 19:00 at Nakas School of Music — ippokratous   41 Athens  210 3634000. Ralph Peterson played with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messenger Big Band from 1983 until the death of Blakey. In 1985 he began playing with pianist Walter Davis Jr. and trumpeter Jon Faddis. The recording and touring with big names of jazz, as Terrence Blanchard, Branford Marsalis, Stanley Turrentine, David Murray, The Count Basie Orchestra, Betty Carter and Michael Brecker carried his name around the world.

Published in Jazz Education
Tuesday, 26 April 2011 16:47

Ralph Peterson

"In addition to total musicianship, a drummer must have good time, big ears, imagination, and humility (to the music). Technique and a healthy, positive attitude are also invaluable.” Ralph Peterson

Published in Musicians in town