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Ronald Shannon Jackson (born January 12, 1940, died October 19, 2013) was a jazz drummer. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas. Jackson has performed with a number of jazz pioneers, including pianist Cecil Taylor, and saxophonists Ornette Coleman and Albert Ayler. More recently, he also founded his own band, The Decoding Society and played in Last Exit. He has recorded with Charles Tyler, Bill Frisell, James Blood Ulmer, Billy Bang, Albert Mangelsdorff, Robin Eubanks, Byard Lancaster, Eric Person, and… read more

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  • YES!!!!!!!! TEXAS!!!!!!! MUSIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • RIP
  • Definately one of the great all time drummers. Why so few listeners?
  • Love the Red Warrior album.
  • One of the great drummers. His Red Warrior concert in the early '90s remains one of my all-time favourites. Only 221 listeners on last.fm? Tragedy.
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqkZem06b3U
  • Sortie is a very good song...

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