John Blackwell

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Birthday
9, 1973
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Jul 4, 2017 (43)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1973
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Jul 4, 2017 (43)

About

R&B, funk, jazz, and pop drummer who was a member of Prince's band The New Power Generation. 

Before Fame

He began playing the drums at age three and had his first professional gigs ten years later.

Trivia

He played drums on Patti LaBelle's album Live! One Night Only.

Family Life

His father John Blackwell Sr. was also a drummer and played with The Drifters and Mary Wells, among others.

Associated With

He appeared on Prince's album N.E.W.S.