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Don Drummond: The Genius and Tragedy of the World's Greatest Trombonist

Read "Don Drummond: The Genius and Tragedy of the World's Greatest Trombonist" reviewed by Heather Augustyn

The following is an excerpt from the “The Known and Unknown" chapter of Don Drummond: The Genius and Tragedy of the World's Greatest Trombonist by Heather Augustyn (Foreword by Delfeayo Marsalis) (McFarland, 2013). Late one evening in 1985, I was returning to the Brooklyn residence of my eldest brothers Branford and Wynton from a sojourn in Manhattan. As fate would have it, the Jamaican taxi driver recognized my slide trombone and proclaimed, “You know about Don Drummond and ...


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