Friday, June 26, 2009

Jammin' With James Gadson

James Gadson (born June 17, 1939) is an American drummer and session musician. Beginning his career in the late 1960s, Gadson has since become one of the most-recorded drummers in the history of R&B music.

Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Gadson played with the first line-up of Charles Wright's Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band and recorded three albums with them between 1968 and 1970. He started to become well-known as a drummer following the release of the album Still Bill by Bill Withers (Columbia Records, 1972). He has gone on to record with Martha Reeves, Randy Crawford, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, BB King, Albert King, Rose Royce, Dyke & the Blazers and The Temptations.

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