Eric Delaney

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Birthday
22, 1924
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Jul 14, 2011 (87)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1924
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Jul 14, 2011 (87)

About

Popular British swing and jazz drummer, percussionist, and bandleader during the 1950s and early 1960s.

Before Fame

He won a prestigious award at age sixteen for his skills as a swing drummer.

Trivia

His Eric Delaney Band often featured, in addition to drums, other percussion instruments such as the glockenspiel, xylophone, and Chinese gong.

Family Life

He was born in a West London suburb called Acton.

Associated With

He was highly regarded by fellow drummer Louie Bellson, with whom he collaborated on the 1967 album, "Repercussion."

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