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    Morgan Childs is a Canadian jazz drummer and has performed across North America as a leader and a sideman at major festivals, universities, clubs and concert venues.

    He grew up listening to his dad's jazz and r&b records (Jimmy Smith, Don Patterson, Grant Green, Jack McDuff, Lonnie Smith,Kenny Burrell, Booker T and the MGs, and others which influenced him to play with organ trios among other types of music.

    Drummers that influence him were Jimy Cobb, Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Art Blakey, Roy Hanes, Max Roach, Tony Williams, and Billy Higgens. He also listens to African drumming (John Zorn’s Drums of Death).

    He has played and recorded with Ingrid Jensen, Rob Scheps, Mike Murley, Brad Turner, Bill Coon, Mike Allen, Phil Dwyer, Laila Biali, Ian Hendrickson-Smith, Brandi Disterheft, David Braid, Hugh Fraser, Robi Botos, Zach Brock, Chris Gale, Kelly Jefferson, and Don Thompson.

    This is Morgan playing a Sonny Rollins song "At McKie's". (David French - tenor sax., Jon Maharaj - bass)

    Last edited by aboveforever; 11-26-2020 at 06:59 PM.

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    This is Morgan Childs playing "Messin' Around" live( Ben Bishop - guitar and Jeff McLeod - organ) from the album "Live at the Basement".


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