Tony Williams - Of course he went on to do a lot after but I love the work with Miles Davis (particularly the underrated 'Miles in the Sky'). People go on and on about rock drummers, but really, were any of them on a level with guys like this?
Tony Williams. RESEARCH #DdO:) - https://www.pinterest.com/claxtonw/jazz-and-all-that/ - JAZZ AND ALL THAT - His innovations made him one of the most influential jazz musicians of the last half-century - esp in the 1960s. Began in 1963 as a 17-year-old prodigy with a full-blown, volcanic style of drumming. Anthony Tillmon "Tony" Williams died at in 1997 at age 51.