Milford Graves

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Milford Graves
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(August 20, 1941 – February 12, 2021) born in Jamaica, Queens, was an American jazz drummer, percussionist, Professor Emeritus of Music, researcher/inventor, visual artist/sculptor, gardener/herbalist, and martial artist.
Graves is noteworthy for his early avant-garde contributions in the 1960s with Paul Bley, Albert Ayler, and the New York Art Quartet, and is considered to be a free jazz pioneer, liberating percussion from its timekeeping role. The composer and saxophonist John Zorn referred to Graves as "basically a 20th-century shaman.
(aged 79)
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Albums

1015 Milford Graves - Percussion Ensemble album art Milford Graves With Sunny Morgan* Milford Graves With Sunny Morgan* - Percussion Ensemble (Album) ESP Disk 1015 US 1965 Sell This Version
PG-286 Milford Graves - In Concert At Yale University album art Don Pullen - Milford Graves Don Pullen - Milford Graves - In Concert At Yale University SRP Records (3) PG-286 US 1966 Sell This Version
LP-290 Milford Graves - Nommo album art Milford Graves & Don Pullen Milford Graves & Don Pullen - Nommo (Album) SRP Records (3) LP-290 US 1967 Sell This Version
IPS ST001 Milford Graves - Dialogue Of The Drums album art Andrew Cyrille \ Milford Graves Andrew Cyrille \ Milford Graves - Dialogue Of The Drums (Album) IPS (2), IPS (2) IPS ST001 US 1974 Sell This Version
IPS ST004 Milford Graves - Bäbi album art Milford Graves Bäbi (Album) IPS (2) IPS ST004 US 1977 Sell This Version
MKF 1021 Milford Graves - Meditation Among Us album art Milford Graves Meditation Among Us (Album) Kitty Records MKF 1021 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
SN 1078 Milford Graves - Pieces Of Time album art Milford Graves, Andrew Cyrille, Kenny Clarke, Famoudou Don Moye Milford Graves, Andrew Cyrille, Kenny Clarke, Famoudou Don Moye - Pieces Of Time (Album) Soul Note SN 1078 Italy 1984 Sell This Version
DIW-867 Milford Graves - Real Deal album art David Murray & Milford Graves David Murray & Milford Graves - Real Deal(CD, Album) DIW DIW-867 Japan 1992 Sell This Version
TZ 7030 Milford Graves - Grand Unification album art Milford Graves Grand Unification(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 7030 US 1998 Sell This Version
TZ 7062 Milford Graves - Stories album art Milford Graves Stories(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 7062 US 2000 Sell This Version
TZ 5002 Milford Graves - 50² album art Milford Graves / John Zorn Milford Graves / John Zorn - 50²(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 5002 US 2004 Sell This Version
TZ 7626 Milford Graves - Beyond Quantum album art Anthony Braxton, Milford Graves, William Parker Anthony Braxton, Milford Graves, William Parker - Beyond Quantum(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 7626 US 2008 Sell This Version
TUM CD 040 Milford Graves - Space/Time • Redemption album art Milford Graves & Bill Laswell Milford Graves & Bill Laswell - Space/Time • Redemption(CD, Album) TUM Records TUM CD 040 Finland 2014 Sell This Version
MODDS00001 Milford Graves - The Stone album art Milford Graves & Bill Laswell Milford Graves & Bill Laswell - The Stone(File, MP3, Album, 320) M.O.D. Technologies MODDS00001 US 2014
SS12 Milford Graves - Flow States album art Marshall Allen, Roscoe Mitchell, Milford Graves, Scott Robinson (2) Marshall Allen, Roscoe Mitchell, Milford Graves, Scott Robinson (2) - Flow States(CD, Album, Enh) ScienSonic SS12 US 2020 Sell This Version
TUM BOX 003 Milford Graves - Sacred Ceremonies album art Wadada Leo Smith With Milford Graves And Bill Laswell Wadada Leo Smith With Milford Graves And Bill Laswell - Sacred Ceremonies(3xCD, Album + Box) TUM Records TUM BOX 003 Finland 2021 Sell This Version
none Milford Graves - Live At Big Ears album art Graves* / Moran* Graves* / Moran* - Live At Big Ears(11xFile, FLAC) Yes Records (8) none 2021
none Milford Graves - Historic Music Past Tense Future album art Brötzmann* , Graves*, Parker* Brötzmann* , Graves*, Parker* - Historic Music Past Tense Future (Album) Black Editions Archive none US 2022 Sell This Version

Compilations

CvsD | CD075 Milford Graves - The Complete Yale Concert, 1966 album art Milford Graves / Don Pullen Milford Graves / Don Pullen - The Complete Yale Concert, 1966 (Comp) Corbett vs. Dempsey CvsD | CD075 US 2020 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Milford Graves - Redemption album art Bill Laswell, Milford Graves Bill Laswell, Milford Graves - Redemption Not On Label (Bill Laswell Self-released) none US 2022