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Stanton Moore – Conversations

with Conversations – Jazz/Rock Drummer Stanton Moore returns and reinvents!

Drums – Born: July 9, 1972

Checking the birthdays at All About Jazz, yesterday I saw that it was drummer Stanton Moore’s 42nd birthday, and that he had released a new album Conversations this year. I first discovered Stanton’s drumming back in 2010, when he released Groove Alchemy, Anyway I enjoyed that album, additionally, when I looked back at the old post that I wrote I saw that I also heard Stanton’s drums on Anders Osborne’s album American Patchwork! So it didn’t take me long to head on over to Spotify to explore the album. Here’s some background for those of you unfamiliar with Stanton’s work….

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Thursday Jazz – Stanton Moore Trio

So since Thursdays have turned into a jazz day I checked the Roots Music Charts for some names and checked out a few artist. At the top of the list and the first album I listen to was Stanton Moore’s new release Groove Alchemy and I didn’t get to listen to much beyond that but I do have a new jazz artist to listen to! It took me a while to remember where I heard the name but Stanton Moore played on and co-produced Anders Osborne’s new album American Patchwork.From Wikipedia:

Stanton Moore is a drummer raised in Metairie, Louisiana. Most widely known as a founding member of Galactic, Moore has also pursued a solo recording career (beginning with his 1998 debut All Kooked Out!) and recorded with bands as diverse as jazz-funk keyboardist Robert Walter and heavy metal act Corrosion of Conformity. He also travels internationally to teach New Orleans drumming, writes a regular column for drumming magazines, and releases instructional books and videos.

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