The New Drum Battle: Kenny Washington vs. Joe Farnsworth

The New Drum Battle: Kenny Washington vs. Joe Farnsworth

The New Drum Battle: Kenny Washington vs. Joe Farnsworth

Brian Lynch [trumpet]   Abraham Burton [tenor saxophone]   Harold Mabern [piano]   John Webber [bass]   Joe Farnsworth [drums]   Kenny Washington [drums]


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Joe Farnsworth and Kenny Washington—two jazz master drummers—meet again in this popular renewal of the storied “drum battles” featured by Jazz at the Philharmonic and at the Newport Festival. Farnsworth is frequently heard with George Coleman, Pharoah Sanders, McCoy Tyner, Harold Mabern and Eric Alexander, among many others while Kenny Washington, aka the Jazz Maniac, is one of the most respected drummers of the last 40 years has worked with Lee Konitz, Betty Carter, Johnny Griffin, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, and Tommy Flanagan as well as with the Bill Charlap Trio. Adding to the percussion fireworks of this all-star sextet are the legendary Harold Mabern, trumpeter Brian Lynch, saxophonist Abraham Burton, and bassist John Webber.