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Bernard Purdie & Friends at The Blue Note Grill

Courtesy of Etix | Posted on June 8, 2024


The Blue Note Grill
4125 Durham Chapel Hill Boulevard
Durham, NC


Sat, July 13, 2024
7:30 pm

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$30 Seated / $25 Standing
Bernard Purdie with Dave Keys(keyboard and vocals) & Band.
"Let's have a Purdie good time!"
Known for his precise musical time-keeping and his signature use of triplets against a half-time backbeat: the "Purdie Shuffle," Bernard "Pretty" Purdie is arguably the most recorded drummer in the world. He hit the New York music scene in the early 1960's, and landed his first hit with Mickey and Sylvia - the beginning of a stellar career.
This led to his 25-year association with Aretha Franklin. Purdie has been a regular guest in the studios of the stars of Jazz, Soul and Rock, working with Lonnie Youngblood, King Curtis, Les Cooper, Paul Butterfield, Larry Coryell, Miles, Davis, Hall & Oates, Al Kooper, Herbie Man, Todd Rundgren and Cat Stevens, as well as regularly producing his own studio albums....

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