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G.T. Hogan

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Wilbert Granville Thodore Hogan Jr. (January 16, 1929 – August 7, 2004)[1] was an American jazz drummer. He used both Granville and Wilbert professionally, and is credited variously with names and initials on albums.


Born in Galveston, Texas, Hogan played saxophone in high school and then switched to drums. He played with Earl Bostic from 1953 to 1955, before moving to New York City. Over the course of his career he played with Randy Weston, Kenny Drew, Kenny Dorham, Ray Charles, Elmo Hope, Bud Powell and Walter Bishop Jr. He was less active as a musician after the 1970s, and suffered from emphysema in the 1990s. Hogan died on August 7, 2004, in San Antonio, Texas.


With Walter Bishop Jr.

With Earl Coleman

With Hank Crawford

With Kenny Drew

With Kenny Dorham

With Curtis Fuller

With Wilbur Harden

  • The King and I (Savoy, 1958)

With Ernie Henry

With Fred Jackson

With Elmo Hope

With Cal Massey

With Leo Parker

With Ike Quebec

With A. K. Salim

With Randy Weston


  1. ^ "Granville T Hogan", Family Search.