George Reed died

George Reed George Reed drummerGeorge Reed, one of the great jazz drummers like Charlie Parker and Buddy Tate, passed away this weekend at the age of 89 after a long illness.

Green Pasture Jazz Club owner Howard Coleman said:
He was the greatest drummer. He has played all over the world with almost all musicians.
"Great person. He always believed in young drummers, always gave everyone a chance. George Reed was one of those who brought young drummers to the Green Pasture club and gave them a chance to play in front of a large audience, even though they were only 8-10 years old.