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Ed Greene is an American drummer and session musician.

An early recording in 1971 has him as a member of the Donald Byrd Group, together with Thurman Green, Harold Land, Bobby Hutcherson, Joe Sample, and Wilton Felder.

Greene has also recorded with Barry White, The Carpenters, The Osmonds, Jeff Beck, Dizzy Gillespie, Steely Dan, Sparks, Hall & Oates and Leo Sayer, among others.

At the beginning of his career, Greene was Barry White's drummer, and he played on many of White's biggest hits, although White continuously refused to put his player’s names on his albums.[1]

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  1. ^ "Ed Greene: L.A. Studio Heavyweight - Modern Drummer Magazine". Retrieved 2017-04-07.
  2. ^ "Donald Byrd Discography". Retrieved 2014-07-26.
  3. ^ "Dizzy Gillespie Catalog". Retrieved 2014-07-26.