In Honor of Ed Thigpen…

…who passed away on the 13th. In the liner notes to Oscar Peterson’s album Oscar Peterson Trio + 1, Peterson claims that this track, “Brotherhood of Man”, contains Thigpen’s greatest recorded drum break (1:44).

One response to “In Honor of Ed Thigpen…

  • Spinning in Air

    Tasty! But I doubt it’s the “greatest” example of one of his breaks, or of his playing in general. (Confession: this album was on the turntable a lot when I was growing up; one of my mom’s many jazz LP purchases. Hearing the cut was like taking a trip in the Wayback Machine.)

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