Morris Jennings

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Morris Jennings was an American drummer and musician from Chicago. He recorded under Moe Jennings, M. Jennings, Maurice Jennings, Morris "Gator" Jennings, and Morris Jennings Jr.

Morris is best known for having played drums on the Electric Mud album by Muddy Waters and the 1969 album The Howlin' Wolf Album by blues legend Howlin' Wolf.[1]

Morris died in his South Side Chicago home of natural causes at age 77 on June 3, 2016.[2]


With Donny Hathaway

With Odell Brown

With Peabo Bryson

With Terry Callier

With Linda Clifford

With Willie Dixon

  • Catalyst (Ovation, 1973 Records)

With The Electric Concept Orchestra

With Liam Hayes

With Woody Herman

With Howlin' Wolf

With Melvin Jackson

With Ramsey Lewis

With Curtis Mayfield

With Brother Jack McDuff

With Muddy Waters

With Buddy Rich

With Phil Upchurch

With The Zeet Band


  1. ^ Cohodas, Nadine (2001). "Final Tracks". Spinning Blues Into Gold: The Chess Brothers and the Legendary Chess Records. p. 289.
  2. ^ [1]. Chicago Tribune|Morris 'Moe' Jennings, studio drummer at Chess Records, dies at 77. Retrieved June 16, 2016.