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Pheeroan Aklaff

Band, *1955 US
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Pheeroan Aklaff née Paul Maddox Paul Maddox (2)

Pheeroan Aklaff, Free Jazz drummer; b. Detroit/MI, 27/01/1955. Brother classical pianist. Associated with the free jazz movement fr. 1975, when he played with Jay Hoggard. Worked with Leo Smith's New Dalta Ahkri in New Haven, Conn.; then in NYC with Oliver Lake Trio, Anthony Davis-James Newton Qt. '78-79; Davis's Episteme fr. '81; Oliver Lake's Jump Up fr. '83; Henry Threadgill's Air (4) '82-83; and Very Very Circus fr. '84. Played with Ray Anderson, Mark Helias '89; Craig Harris's Tailgaters '90s.

PortraitMike Nock
p, ep *1940 NZ
PortraitRay Anderson
tb *1952 US
PortraitMarty Ehrlich
as *1955 US
PortraitMichael Formanek
b, cb *1958 US
PortraitMichael Cain
p *1966 US
PortraitJames Zollar
tr *1959 US
Florain Fueser

Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
Brooklyn WatersPheeroan Aklaff, Michael Cain2001Album
Everybody Wants To Go To HeavenNew York Jazz Collective, Marty Ehrlich, James Zollar, Ray Anderson, Michael Formanek, Pheeroan Aklaff, Mike Nock2001Album
Global MantrasPheeroan Aklaff1998Album
First Time In ManhattanUwe Kropinski W Cecil McBee & Pheeroan Aklaff1993Album
PapasoffCharles Papasoff with Baikida Carroll, Santi Debriano, Pheeroan Aklaff and Jean Beaudet1993Album
Fits Like A GlovePheeroan Aklaff1983Album
Waiting For The HeartachePheeroan Aklaff1983Single
House Of Spirit: MirthPheeroan Aklaff1980Album
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