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Stu Martin

dr, 1938-1980 US
Musician of Jazz

Stu Martin (June 11, 1938 in Liberty, NY – June 12, 1980 in Paris, France) was an American jazz drummer.Martin began playing in 1956. He was appearing with the orchestras of Quincy Jones, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Slide Hampton, Maynard Ferguson and with Herbie Hancock. During 1965-1966, he played in Europe with Donald Byrd, Lee Konitz, Art Farmer, Jean-Luc Ponty, Don Byas and Dexter Gordon.He returned to the United States to join the Gary Burton Quartet. Subsequently he appeared in Europe with Attila Zoller, Joachim Kühn, Red Mitchell and Slide Hampton. In October 1969, he became a member of "The Trio", consisting of John Surman on Sax and Barre Phillips on Bass. With this group, he toured England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland - playing at concerts

  • Drums
  • Synthesizer
  • Cowbell
  • Vocals
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Latin
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack

Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
John Surman & Friends, The Dawn SessionsJohn Surman, John McLaughlin, Karl Berger, Stu Martin, Dave Holland1999Compil.
Live At Woodstock Town HallStu Martin / John Surman1975Album
Where Fortune SmilesJohn McLaughlin, Dave Holland, John Surman, Stu Martin, Karl Berger1971Album
SolaireSiegfried Kessler / Gus Nemeth / Stu Martin1971Album
Alors!!!Michel Portal / John Surman / Barre Phillips / Stu Martin / Jean-Pierre Drouet1970Album
Alors !!!Michel Portal, John Surman, Barre Phillips, Stu Martin, Jean-Pierre DrouetSingle
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