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Milford Graves, (August 20, 1941 – February 12, 2021) was an American jazz drummer, percussionist, gardener/herbalist, and martial artist.

He was known for such albums as Nommo.

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Discography

As leader

As sideman

with Montego Joe

With Giuseppi Logan

With Paul Bley

With New York Art Quartet

  • New York Art Quartet (ESP)
  • Mohawk (Fontana)
  • 35th Reunion (DIW)
  • call it art (Triple Point Records)

With the Jazz Composer's Orchestra

With Miriam Makeba

  • Makeba Sings! (RCA)

With Lowell Davidson

  • The Lowell Davidson Trio (ESP)

With Don Pullen

  • At Yale University (PG)
  • Nommo (SRP)

With Albert Ayler

With Sonny Sharrock

With Andrew Cyrille

  • Dialogue of the Drums (IPS)

With Various Artists

  • New American Music Volume 1: New York Section / Composers of the 1970's (Folkways)

With Sun Ra

With Kenny Clarke/Andrew Cyrille/Famoudou Don Moye

With David Murray

With John Zorn

With Anthony Braxton & William Parker

With Bill Laswell

With Sam Amidon

Filmography

Bibliography

  • Graves, Milford and Pullen, Don. (January 1967) "Black Music." In Liberator, 20.
  • Graves, Milford. (1968) "Untitled." In The Cricket Vol. 1, 14-17.
  • Graves, Milford. (1969) "Music Workshop." In The Cricket Vol. 3, 17-19.
  • Graves, Milford. (1969) "Black Music: New Revolutionary Art." In Black Arts: An Anthology of Black Creations ed. Ahmed Alhamisi, 40-41. Detroit, Black Arts Publications.
  • Graves, Milford. (2007) "Book of Tono-Rhythmology." In Arcana II: Musicians on Music ed. John Zorn, 110-117. New York, Hips Road.
  • Graves, Milford. (2010) "Music Extensions of Infinite Dimensions." In Arcana V: Music, Magic and Mysticism ed. John Zorn, 171-186. New York, Hips Road.




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