Ray Drummond (born November 23, 1946 in Brookline, Massachusetts) is a jazz bassist and teacher. He also has an MBA from Stanford University, hence his linkage to the Stanford Jazz Workshop. He can be heard on hundreds of albums and co-leads The Drummonds with Renee Rosnes and (not related) Billy Drummond.
Drummond has been a resident of Teaneck, New Jersey, since 1980 with his wife, Susan, and his daughter, Maya.
He is the elder brother of David Drummond, senior vice president, corporate development and chief legal officer of Google Inc.
With Chris Anderson
With Toshiko Akiyoshi
With Bill Barron
With Kenny Barron
With Thomas Chapin
With Arnett Cobb
With George Coleman
With Ted Curson
With Billy Drummond
With Teddy Edwards
With Art Farmer
With the Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet
With Ricky Ford
With Curtis Fuller
With Benny Golson
With Johnny Griffin
With Slide Hampton
With Craig Handy
With Tom Harrell
With John Hicks
With Buck Hill
With Freddie Hubbard
With Bobby Hutcherson
With the Jazztet
With Randy Johnston
With Etta Jones
With Lee Konitz
With Peter Leitch
With Ronnie Mathews
With Charles McPherson
With Frank Morgan
With Idris Muhammad
With David Murray
With Houston Person
With Pharoah Sanders
With Woody Shaw
With Horace Silver
With James Spaulding
With Horace Tapscott
With Bob Thiele Collective
With Jack Walrath
With Michael White
With John Zorn
Cedar Anthony Walton, Jr. was an American hard bop jazz pianist. He came to prominence as a member of drummer Art Blakey's band before establishing a long career as a bandleader and composer. Several of his compositions have become jazz standards, including "Mosaic", "Bolivia", "Holy Land", "Mode for Joe" and "Fantasy in D".
Billy Higgins was an American jazz drummer. He played mainly free jazz and hard bop.
Albert "Tootie" Heath is an American jazz hard bop drummer, the brother of tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath and the double-bassist Percy Heath.
Curtis DuBois Fuller is an American jazz trombonist, known as a member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and contributor to many classic jazz recordings.
Kenny Barron is an American jazz pianist, who has appeared on hundreds of recordings as leader and sideman and is considered one of the most influential mainstream jazz pianists since the bebop era.
Rufus Reid is an American jazz bassist, educator, and composer.
Billy Hart is an American jazz drummer and educator.
Marvin "Smitty" Smith is an American jazz drummer and composer.
Ronald Mathews was an American jazz pianist who worked with Max Roach from 1963 to 1968 and Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. He acted as lead in recording from 1963 and 1978–79. His most recent work was in 2008, as both a mentor and musician with Generations, a group of jazz musicians headed by veteran drummer Jimmy Cobb. He contributed two new compositions for the album that was released by San Francisco State University's International Center for the Arts on September 15, 2008.
Walter Booker was an American jazz musician. A native of Prairie View, Texas, Booker was a reliable bass player and an underrated stylist. His playing was marked by voice-like inflections, glissandos and tremolo techniques.
James Ralph Spaulding Jr. is an American jazz saxophonist and flutist.
Eddie Henderson is an American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player. He came to prominence in the early 1970s as a member of pianist Herbie Hancock's band, going on to lead his own electric/fusion groups through the decade. Henderson earned his medical degree and worked a parallel career as a psychiatrist and musician, turning back to acoustic jazz by the 1990s.
James Genus is an American jazz bassist. He plays both electric bass guitar and upright bass and currently plays in the Saturday Night Live Band. Genus has performed as a session musician and sideman throughout his career, having worked with an impressive list of artists.
Mickey Tucker is an American jazz pianist and organist.
Victor Lewis is an American jazz drummer, composer, and educator.
Ralph Peterson Jr. is an American jazz drummer and bandleader.
Peter Washington is a jazz double bassist. He played with the Westchester Community Symphony at the age of 14. Later he played electric bass in rock bands. He attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he majored in English Literature, and performed with the San Francisco Youth Symphony and the UC Symphony Orchestra. His growing interest in jazz led him to play with John Handy, Bobby Hutcherson, Harold Land, Frank Morgan, Ernestine Anderson, Chris Connor and other Bay Area luminaries. In 1986 he joined Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers and moved to New York City. Beginning in the 1990s, he toured with the Tommy Flanagan trio until Flanagan's death in 2002, and has played with the Bill Charlap trio since then. He was a founding member of the collective hard bop sextet One for All and is a visiting artist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Stephen Scott in is an American jazz pianist. Scott played piano from the age of five. While attending New York’s High School of the Performing Arts he was introduced to jazz by alto saxophonist Justin Robinson, in particular the music of Wynton Kelly and Red Garland. Later, he took private lessons at the Juilliard School of Music.
This is the discography for American jazz musician Bobby Hutcherson.
This is the discography for American double bassist Ron Carter.