Alvester Garnett

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Alvester Garnett (born July 17, 1970, in Richmond, Virginia)[1] is an American jazz drummer who, among many other productions, has appeared on Great Performances on PBS in a tribute to Kurt Weill. Garnett has played with Abbey Lincoln, Betty Carter, Regina Carter, Clark Terry, Pharoah Saunders, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Teddy Edwards, James Carter, Cyrus Chestnut, Charenee Wade, Lou Donaldson, Benny Golson, Al Grey, Rodney Jones, and Sherman Irby, among others.[1] He currently lives in Maywood, New Jersey.


With James Carter


  1. ^ a b Kennedy, Gary (2002). "Garnett, Alvester (Caroll)". In Barry Kernfeld. The new Grove dictionary of jazz, vol. 2 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 16. ISBN 1561592846. 

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