Rashied Ali (born Robert Patterson on 1 July 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a jazz drummer best known for playing with John Coltrane in the last years of Coltrane's life. His brother, Muhammad Ali, is also a drummer, who played with Albert Ayler, among others. More recently, Ali has played with Sonny Fortune.
Ali has also recorded or performed with Pharoah Sanders, Alice Coltrane, James Blood Ulmer and many others.
Among his credits is the last recorded work… read more
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