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Boyd, Curtis (<i>born</i> 1940), Drummer

Gary W. Kennedy

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b New York, 9 June 1940). Drummer. He attended the Chicago Conservatory and the Brooklyn Academy of Music and studied arranging privately. From the late 1950s he played with Cedar Walton, Julian Priester, Wynton Kelly, Frank Strozier, Kenny Dorham, and Chick Corea, among others. Thereafter he worked with the singer Gloria Lynne (1962), Ronnell Bright (1963), Carmen McRae (1964, with whom he recorded the album Bittersweet, Focus 344), Joe Williams

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