Whit Dickey is a vanguard jazz drummer, composer, and bandleader. During the resurgence of American free jazz in the 1990s, he held memberships in groups led by David S. Ware, Joe Morris, and Matthew Shipp. In the 21st century, he's worked extensively with them, saxophonist Ivo Perelman, and bassist William Parker, and releasing his own recordings. Dickey provided the trap-set foundation's pulse and flow to many now-classic sides including Ware's Third Ear Recitation and Earthquation, Shipp's Prism and Flow of X, and Morris' Elsewhere. He initially stepped into the spotlight as a leader with the release of his Transonic album for Aum Fidelity in 1998. Dickey, though readily accessible to fans and musicians, has been press-shy throughout his career. He has virtually no web presence, grants few interviews, and does no promotion outside of ...
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