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Jimmy Wormworth

James E. “Jimmy” Wormworth III, born August 14, 1937 in Utica, New York, is a seasoned, veteran jazz drummer who trumpeter John Marshall (WDR Big Band) calls “a living part of jazz history.” At age 20 he toured Europe with his own quartet, then went to New York City on the invitation of arranger Torrie Zito and soon began touring the United States with Nellie Lutcher.

Along with Mal Waldron and Peck Morrison in the house rhythm section of the legendary Five Spot café in 1959, he worked with Art Farmer, Kenny Dorham, John Coltrane, Booker Little, Pepper Adams, Bobby Jaspar and many more

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Kihong Jang: They Brought A New Kind of Music To Me

Read "They Brought A New Kind of Music To Me" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

Kihong Jang's debut record as a leader is the antithesis of the hectic, anxious character of many contemporary jazz releases. The guitarist's unassuming approach contains an impressive degree of depth and certainty for a young musician. The disc's six tracks offer affably swinging sounds that aren't particularly knotty, convoluted or strained. Original compositions, choice of tempos ...

NEWS: VIDEO / DVD

Jimmy Wormworth's Camera

Jimmy Wormworth's Camera

Drummer Jimmy Wormworth recorded his first session in 1958 with the Jazz Modes, which featured Julius Watkins (fhr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Sahib Shihab (bar), Gildo Mahones (p), Martin Rivera (b) and Jimmy on drums. In the years that followed, Jimmy played with just about everyone and toured and recorded with Lambert, Hendricks & Ross. In the ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Bob Mover / Emilie Mover "Family Business" At The Kitano New York, August 9

Bob Mover / Emilie Mover "Family Business" At The Kitano New York, August 9

Bob Mover / Emilie Mover “Family Business" will appear August 9, 2012 at The Kitano New York, in the band's debut performance. Jazz saxophonist/vocalist/composer Bob Mover has joined forces with his daughter, vocalist/composer Emilie Mover, along with guitarist Joe Cohn, bassist Bob Cranshaw and drummer Jimmy Wormworth to form this new quintet. The Kitano is at ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Michael Arlt

Read "Take Five With Michael Arlt" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Michael Arlt:Appearing on numerous concert tours, festivals and CDs since 1986, guitarist Michael Arlt has been working with an expanding group of international musicians, including Red Holloway, Paquito D`Rivera, Houston Person, Dan Kostelnik & We Three, José Cortijo, Luciano Biondini, Tony Lakatos, Mathias Ruegg, Adrian Mears,Jon Sass, Portinho Trio: Klaus Mueller, Itaiguara Brandao, ...


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