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Bill Elgart

dr, *1942 US
Musician of Jazz

Bill Elgart or Billy Elgart (born November 9, 1942, Cambridge, Massachusetts) is an expatriate American jazz drummer. He is related to Les and Larry Elgart.Elgart was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts. He studied at the Berklee College of Music and was a student of Alan Dawson. In the 1960s he played with Carla Bley, Paul Bley, Marion Brown, Sam Rivers, Lowell Davidson, Mark Levinson, Roswell Rudd, John Tchicai, Jack Walrath and Glenn Ferris. In 1968 he made his recording debut on Mr. Joy, with Paul Bley and Gary Peacock.

        
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Gary on With Gary Peacock by Paul Bley
Big Foot on With Gary Peacock by Paul Bley
Illiad on Illiad Sun Dial by Wayne Darling, Peter O'Mara & Bill Elgart
Albert's Love Theme on With Gary Peacock by Paul Bley
Under The Gun With Peanuts on Illiad Sun Dial by Wayne Darling, Peter O'Mara & Bill Elgart
Click on Illiad Sun Dial by Wayne Darling, Peter O'Mara & Bill Elgart
Six on Illiad Sun Dial by Wayne Darling, Peter O'Mara & Bill Elgart
Hey Jimi on Illiad Sun Dial by Wayne Darling, Peter O'Mara & Bill Elgart
Ego In My Pocket on Illiad Sun Dial by Wayne Darling, Peter O'Mara & Bill Elgart
Gema Obe on Illiad Sun Dial by Wayne Darling, Peter O'Mara & Bill Elgart

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Live At Konfrontationen Nickelsdorf 2012Ab Baars / Meinrad Kneer / Bill Elgart2018Album
PlaythingKent Carter, Gianni Lenoci, Bill Elgart2014Album
Give No QuarterAb Baars / Meinrad Kneer / Bill Elgart2013Album
Modern PrimitiveJan Klare / Jeff Platz / Meinrad Kneer / Bill Elgart2011Album
EinundsechzigvierzigKöppenbär With Kent Carter & Bill Elgart2010Album
CitiesClaudio Fasoli, Mick Goodrick, Paolino Dalla Porta, Bill Elgart1993Album
TalesPaolino Dalla Porta / Kenny Wheeler / Stefano Battaglia / Bill Elgart1993Album
CaomaTomasz Stańko / Sigi Finkel / Ed Schuller / Bill Elgart1993Album
Kenny Wheeler - Peter O'Mara - Wayne Darling - Bill ElgartKenny Wheeler, Peter O'Mara, Wayne Darling, Bill Elgart1991Album
O'Mara•Darling•ElgartPeter O'Mara • Wayne Darling • Bill Elgart1988Album
IlliadWayne Darling, Peter O'Mara, Bill Elgart1986Album
Sun DialBill Elgart, Wayne Darling, Peter O'Mara1985Album
Marty's GarageBuell Neidlinger, Marty Krystall, Archie Shepp, Glenn Ferris, Bill Elgart, Don Preston, Deborah Fuss, Denis Charles, Cecil Taylor1983Album
Jazz at Long Wharf Vol 7Doug Levinson1978Album
A LifeBill ElgartAlbum
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