Al Harewood

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Al Harewood (June 3, 1923 – March 13, 2014) was an American jazz drummer and teacher, born in Brooklyn. As a musician Harewood worked with many jazz musicians including the J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding group, the Art Farmer/Gigi Grice band, David Amram, and the Curtis Fuller-Benny Golson Sextet.[1] He played on many jazz recordings under the leadership of Lou Donaldson, Horace Parlan, Ike Quebec, Dexter Gordon and Grant Green and had a long association with saxophonist Stanley Turrentine from 1959 onwards.

He died in March 2014 at the age of 90.[2]


With Ahmed Abdul-Malik

With Betty Carter

With Lou Donaldson

With Booker Ervin

With Curtis Fuller

With Benny Golson

With Dexter Gordon

With Grant Green

With Bobby Hutcherson

With Horace Parlan

with Ike Quebec

With Dizzy Reece

With Stanley Turrentine

With Kai Winding


  1. ^ Wynn, R. Biography at allmusic accessed January 5, 2010
  2. ^ Jazz Times, retrieved 17/3/2014

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