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Rayford Griffin

perc, dr, voc, *1958
Musician of Jazz

Drummer, Percussionist. For the Bass player please use: Ray Griffin Born: February 6, 1958, Indianapolis, Indiana. Rayford got his first drum (a field snare) at the age of 10 and played in his grade school marching band and orchestra. He got his first full set of drums at 13. Aside from a brief flirtation with trombone in high school, drums have remained Rayford's primary instrument. He went on to drum with a number of the performers to whom he listened while growing up, including Stanley Clarke, George Duke, Lee Riteriour, Anita Baker, Cameo, George Howard, and Jeff Lorber, just to name a few. In 2002, he released his first solo album, entitled "Rebirth Of The Cool." Family-related to Reggie Griffin

        
Instruments
  • Percussion
  • Drums
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Hip-Hop/Rap
Popular Tracks   
Daahoud (feat. Rick Braun, Brian Bromberg, George Duke & Everette Harp) on Reflections of Brownie by Rayford Griffin
Rebirth Of The Cool on Rebirth Of The Cool by Rayford Griffin
Cherokee (feat. Hans Zermuehlen, Roy Hargrove & Keith Jones) on Reflections of Brownie by Rayford Griffin
Joy Spring (feat. Rick Braun, Dan Lutz, Michael Patches Stewart, Aaron Fletcher & Philippe Saisse) on Reflections of Brownie by Rayford Griffin
Jordu (feat. Micheal Patches Stewart, Baron Browm, Hans Zermuehlen, Bobby English & William Ardaby) on Reflections of Brownie by Rayford Griffin
Sandu (feat. Doug Webb, Ian Martin, Nick Smith & Nicolas Payton) on Reflections of Brownie by Rayford Griffin
In Your Eyes on Rebirth Of The Cool by Rayford Griffin
Lids And Squares on Rebirth Of The Cool by Rayford Griffin
Willow Weep for Me (feat. Hans Zermuehlen, Hussain Jiffry, Michael Hunter & Doug Webb) on Reflections of Brownie by Rayford Griffin
Folake on Rebirth Of The Cool by Rayford Griffin

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Reflections of BrownieRayford Griffin2015Album
Rebirth Of The CoolRayford Griffin2003Album
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