Tag Archives: Shadow Wilson

Papa Jo – Shadow Wilson was the Greatest Natural Drummer

SKF NOTE – I’m reading, and enjoying, Rifftide: The Life and Opinions of Papa Jo Jones, edited by Paul Devlin from taped interviews by Albert Murray. About halfway through the book I have come across a number of gems from … Continue reading

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Harry Stone: Lost Opportunity to Replace Dave Tough

SKF NOTE: I really don’t know anything about Harry Stone. My friend, Chris Conrade, interviewed Harry Stone on June 6, 1979, hoping the interview would be transcribed, edited, and published in Modern Drummer. None of those things happened. Last week, … Continue reading

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Shadow Wilson: A Favorite Photo

SKF NOTE:┬áHere’s one of my favorite photos of drummer Shadow Wilson. The original is from the liner note insert of The Complete Joe Newman RCA Victor Reccordings (1955-1956): The Basie Days CD. Joe Newman’s two-CD set includes music from four … Continue reading

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Monk, Coltrane with Shadow Wilson at Carnegie Hall: Only $5

SKF NOTE: A beautiful recording of jazz masters playing beautiful music. Shadow Wilson on drums. On sale at Amazon.com in MP3 format for only $5.00. Limited time offer.

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