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Sonny Greer: Duke Ellington’s Crowd Pleaser

Sonny Greer was born in 1903 in Long Branch, New Jersey, and studied drums with vaudeville drummer J. Rosemond Johnson. His first professional job was as a youngster in a pit band in Red Bank, New Jersey. Within a few…

Modern Drummer
Jan 6, 2010