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Alvin Fielder

dr, perc, 1935-2019 US, Meridian, Mississippi
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Alvin Leroy Fielder Jr.

American Free Jazz drummer (born in Meridian, Mississippi, on November 23, 1935; died January 5, 2019 in Jackson, Mississippi). Played with the Sun Ra Arkestra during the late '50s. Involved in the AACM in the early years, he went back to Mississippi in 1969. Studied with drummer Ed Blackwell, back in the South he forms part of what has been called a "uniquely Southern school of free jazz" (Destination: OUT)

     
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Percussion
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
The Diagonal of Personal Ecstasy on Six Situations by Joe Mcphee, Damon Smith & Alvin Fielder
Blue Trees in Wind on Six Situations by Joe Mcphee, Damon Smith & Alvin Fielder
The Blood of Martyr on Six Situations by Joe Mcphee, Damon Smith & Alvin Fielder
Alternate Diagonals on Six Situations by Joe Mcphee, Damon Smith & Alvin Fielder
Red and Green Alternatives on Six Situations by Joe Mcphee, Damon Smith & Alvin Fielder
Green Crossing Greens on Six Situations by Joe Mcphee, Damon Smith & Alvin Fielder
Improvisation 2 on Song for Chico by Alvin Fielder & Damon Smith
Earcentricity on Through the Mirror by Joel Futterman, Alvin Fielder & Ike Levin
Goodtime Ffa on From-to-From by Alvin Fielder, Damon Smith & David Dove
Variations on Untitled by Cecil Taylor on Song for Chico by Alvin Fielder & Damon Smith

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Six SituationsJoe McPhee, Damon Smith, Alvin Fielder2017Album
After EffectsDaniel Kamins / Damon Smith / Alvin Fielder / Joe Hertenstein2017Album
The Shape Finds Its Own SpaceAlvin Fielder, Frode Gjerstad, Damon Smith2016Album
Song For ChicoAlvin Fielder, Damon Smith2016Album
From-To-FromAlvin Fielder, David Dove, Jason Jackson, Damon Smith2013Album
Trio And Duo In New OrleansKidd Jordan, Alvin Fielder, Peter Kowald2013Album
Live In New OrleansKidd Jordan / Alvin Fielder / Peter Kowald2013Album
Resurrection And LifeDennis González Yells At Eels + Alvin Fielder2011Album
Southern ExtremeThe Joel Futterman - Kidd Jordan Trio With Alvin Fielder1998Album
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