Eddie Drennon

Real Name:
Edward Allen Drennen
Profile:
Violinist - arranger - producer

Born in Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Bo Diddley’s music director and electric violinist from 1966 until 1967, and a former sideman for Mongo Santamaria, Ray Barretto and Ike & Tina Turner.
Scoring a major disco hit, in 1975, with “Let’s Do The Latin Hustle”, went on to record three dance-inspiring albums with Eddie Drennon & The B.B.S. Unlimited, in the late-1970s, and produce New York-based salsa and charanga band, Orchestra Tipica Novel, in 1981 and 1982.
He is currently a member of the Umoja String Quartet.
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