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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Albums

NBLP 7095 Eddie Drennon - It Don't Mean A Thing album art Eddie Drennon It Don't Mean A Thing (Album) Casablanca, Casablanca NBLP 7095 US 1978 Sell This Version
K-741 Eddie Drennon - Eddie Drennon And Charanga Soul album art Eddie Drennon & Charanga Soul Eddie Drennon & Charanga Soul - Eddie Drennon And Charanga Soul(LP, Album) Kim Records K-741 US 1983 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Eddie Drennon - Let's Do The Latin Hustle album art Eddie Drennon Let's Do The Latin Hustle(7", S/Sided, Single, Promo) Disques Vogue none France 1976 Sell This Version
NB 899 Eddie Drennon - Would You Dance To My Music album art Eddie Drennon Would You Dance To My Music (Single) Casablanca NB 899 US 1977 Sell This Version
NB 942 Eddie Drennon - Disco Jam album art Eddie Drennon Disco Jam (Single) Casablanca NB 942 US 1978 Sell This Version