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Eddie Marshall

Eddie Marshall

(1938 – 2011)

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Eddie Marshall

Eddie Marshall
(1938 – 2011)

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Eddie Marshall

(1938 – 2011)
About Eddie
This is an online memorial dedicated to Edwin "Eddie" Marshall. Eddie Marshall was an American jazz drummer who was born in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Eddie played in his father's swing group and in R&B bands while in high school. He moved to New York City in 1956, developing his percussion style under the influence of Max Roach and Art Blakey. Two years later he played in the quartet of Charlie Mariano and with Toshiko Akiyoshi; after two years' service in the Army, he returned to play with Akiyoshi again in 1965. He worked with Mike Nock for a year in the house band of the New York nightclub The Dom, and also worked with Stan Getz and Sam Rivers, and accompanied Dionne Warwick on tours.
In 1967 he was
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a member of The Fourth Way, a fusion group which included Nock, Michael White, and Ron McClure. This group toured the San Francisco Bay Area through the early 1970s; after this Eddie played with Jon Hendricks and The Pointer Sisters.
Eddie Marshall was a member of the group Almanac with Bennie Maupin (flute, tenor saxophone), Cecil McBee (bass) and Mike Nock (piano). They released one album in 1977.
In the 1980s he worked in the project Bebop & Beyond, who recorded tribute albums to Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk.
Eddie underwent heart surgery in 1984, temporary sidelining his career, but he continued to perform on the recorder. He then taught at the San Francisco School of the Arts, and issued
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his second release as a leader in 1999. In the 2000s he worked on the San Francisco Arts Commission.
Eddie Marshall passed away on September 7th, 2011. This is an online memorial dedicated to his life and his music. May he rest in peace.
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Eddie Marshall

This is an online memorial dedicated to Edwin "Eddie" Marshall. Eddie Marshall was an American jazz drummer who was born in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Eddie played in his father's swing group and in R&B bands while in high school. He moved to New York City in 1956, developing his percussion style under the influence of Max Roach and Art Blakey. Two years later he played in the quartet of Charlie Mariano and with Toshiko Akiyoshi; after two years' service in the Army, he returned to play with Akiyoshi again in 1965. He worked with Mike Nock for a year in the house band of the New York nightclub The Dom, and also worked with Stan Getz and Sam Rivers, and accompanied Dionne Warwick on tours.
In 1967 he was...

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