Eddie Gladden

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Eddie Gladden at Keystone Korner, San Francisco CA 1981, w/the Dexter Gordon Quartet

Eddie Gladden (December 6, 1937 in Newark, New Jersey – September 30, 2003) was an American jazz drummer.

Gladden played professionally from 1962 in his hometown of Newark. In 1972 he began working with James Moody, and subsequently spent time performing and/or recording with Eddie Jefferson, Richie Cole, Cecil Payne, Horace Silver, David Fathead Newman, Larry Young, Freddie Roach, Jimmy McGriff, Richard "Groove" Holmes, Kirk Lightsey, Clifford Jordan, Albert Dailey, Jimmy Ponder, Shirley Scott, and Mickey Tucker, among others. He played in Dexter Gordon's quartet from 1977, touring and recording with him copiously.


As sideman[edit]

With Chet Baker

With Richie Cole

With Ronnie Cuber

With Eddie Jefferson

With Clifford Jordan

With Eric Kloss

With Jimmy McGriff

With James Moody

With David "Fathead" Newman

With John Patton

With Jimmy Ponder

With Jimmy Raney

With Rufus Reid

With Red Rodney

With John Stubblefield

With Buddy Terry

With Mickey Tucker

With Larry Young