Ralph Peterson Jr.
May 20, 1962 - March 1, 2021
Ralph Peterson Jr., a drummer, bandleader, composer and educator whose lunging propulsion and volatile combustion were hallmarks of a jazz career spanning more than 40 years... READ MORE >>
NEW RELEASE: ‘Raise Up Off Me’, Ralph Peterson’s Final Recording, Due Out May 21, 2021
On May 21, 2021, Onyx Productions
will release Raise Up Off Me
the final full-length album from master drummer, bandleader and composer Ralph Peterson Jr.
To be released one day after what would have been Peterson’s 59th birthday, Raise Up Off Me
is a powerful closing statement by the jazz giant that was carefully and meticulously prepared before his passing earlier this month. Peterson’s long-time bandmates and collaborators Zaccai
and Luques Curtis
are featured here on piano and bass respectively, along with special guests Jazzmeia Horn
and percussionist Eguie Castrillo Raise Up Off Me
will be available on all digital platforms, as a compact disc and a special edition double vinyl LP. A virtual listening event will take place around release week- details will be announced shortly.
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