Rashied Ali, Jazz Drummer Dies of Heart Attack

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Rashied Ali (New York Times) Rashied Ali, a well-known jazz drummer, died from a heart attack yesterday in New York. He was 76 year old.The New York Times reported: Mr. Ali, who first encountered Coltrane in their Philadelphia neighborhood in the late 1950s, made the leap from admiration to participation in the mid-1960s, when he joined Elvin Jones as a second drummer with Coltrane‚Äôs ensemble at the Village Vanguard in November 1965 He recorded with Coltrane and Jones on the 1965 album...Read Full Story