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Joe Morello

Read "Joe Morello" reviewed by Andrew Velez


It was actually as a violinist that drums meister Joe Morello began his musical life at age five in his hometown, Springfield, Mass. A musician's musician, Morello (79), who now teaches and conducts jazz clinics in the US and Canada, has appeared on over 200 recordings. Still, it's safe to say his place in jazz history is as the drum-beating heart of a now-legendary quartet of piano great Dave Brubeck. From 1956 through 1967, Morello, Brubeck, alto sax great Paul ...


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