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James Marcellus Arthur "Sunny" Murray (born Idabel, Oklahoma in 1936) is one of the pioneers of the free jazz style of drumming.

Murray spent his youth in Philadelphia before moving to New York City where he began playing with Cecil Taylor: "We played for about a year, just practicing, studying - we went to workshops with Varèse, did a lot of creative things, just experimenting, without a job". He featured on the…

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  • also was rockin blast beats 25 years before dri and siege and heresy etc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mL5UfsrCTB4
  • fucking amazing drummer, his work on spiritual unity is mind-blowing.
  • Sonny's Time Now.
  • Big Chief is insane. in the best way possible
  • Sonny's Time Now
  • ESP-Disk record fans/listeners - we need more people who actually listen to these artists on http://www.last.fm/group/ESP+Disk
  • mr. murray, teach me of your blast beats

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