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Ed Thigpen

Special tribute edition featuring the recorded highlights of the late Ed Thigpen's career.

In an interview recorded during one of his last visits to Britain, the late percussionist Ed Thigpen joins Alyn Shipton to select the recorded highlights of his career.

Jazz Library pays tribute to the drummer Ed Thigpen who died in January. He was such a consummate percussionist that he was known as "Mr Taste". A lynch-pin of the bands of Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington and Oscar Peterson, Thigpen joined Alyn Shipton during one of his last visits to Britain to select the recorded highlights of his career.

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