Mickey Roker

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Mickey Roker
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Roker in the 1980s
Background information
Birth name Granville William Roker
Born (1932-09-03)September 3, 1932
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Died May 22, 2017(2017-05-22) (aged 84)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres Jazz, hard bop, bebop
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Drums
Associated acts Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Duke Pearson, Tommy Flanagan, Ella Fitzgerald, Zoot Sims, Horace Silver, Junior Mance, Sarah Vaughan, Milt Jackson, Herbie Hancock, Phil Woods, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Bucky Pizzarelli, Stanley Turrentine, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Hank Jones, Bobby Hutcherson, Joe Locke

Pangkalahatang-ideya

Ang Granville William " Mickey " Roker (Setyembre 3, 1932 - Mayo 22, 2017) ay isang American jazz drummer.


1932.9.3-
American jazz player.
Ipinanganak sa Miami, Florida.
Kilala rin bilang Granville William Mickey Roker.
Ipinasok ang New York noong 1959, at nilalaro sa Gigi Grice, Ray Bryant, Jr. Monss, atbp. Ginawa sa '65 -67 Nancy Wilson at '69 -69 Duke Pearson Big Band. Isa sa mga busiest freelance drummers sa buong 60's. Noong dekada '70, nilalaro niya ang papel ng bahay tambalan ng drummer ng Pablo. Madalas akong bumisita sa Japan sa mga grupo ng Hank Jones at Ray Brown.