26 December 1942 (age 74)
Doug Hammond (born December 26, 1942) is a free funk/avant-garde jazz drummer, professor, composer, poet and producer from Detroit, U.S.A. His first major release was Reflections In The Sea Of Nurnen on Tribe Records.
He has worked with musicians like Earl Hooker, Sonny Rollins, Charles Mingus, Sammy Price, Donald Byrd, Wolfgang Dauner, Ornette Coleman, Steve Coleman, Nina Simone, Betty Carter, Marion Williams, Paquito D'Rivera, Arnett Cobb, James Blood Ulmer and Arthur Blythe.
He currently lives and works in Linz, Austria. He is a professor at the Anton Bruckner University for Music, Drama, and Dance in Linz.
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