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Cole, Cozy [William]locked

  • Gareth Dylan Smith

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(b East Orange, NJ, Oct 17, 1909; d Columbus, OH, Jan 29, 1981). American drummer. His interest in drumming began at the age of five. He remained a student, as well as a performer, of the art until his death, relentlessly seeking to improve as a musician. After a brief career as a dancer, he took drum lessons with Charlie Brookes at Harlem’s Lafayette Theater and began his drumming career in New York. His first professional engagement was with the clarinetist Wilbur Sweatman. Cole briefly led his own band in the late 1920s and in ...

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