Ed Blackwell

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Birthday
10, 1929
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Oct 7, 1992 (62)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1929
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Oct 7, 1992 (62)

About

Jazz drummer who was part of The Ed Blackwell Project and who played with Ornette Coleman. He was very active in bolstering the 1950s free jazz scene.

Before Fame

He learned to play the drums when he was young.

Trivia

He lectured at Wesleyan University.

Family Life

He was brought up in New Orleans.

Associated With

He briefly toured with Ray Charles .