Muhammad Ali (drummer)
|Birth name||Raymond Patterson|
|Born||December 23, 1936|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
He recorded with Albert Ayler in 1969 on the sessions released as Music is the Healing Force of the Universe and The Last Album. like many Jazz musicians of the 60's, He moved to Europe in 1969 along with Frank Wright, Noah Howard, and Bobby Few.
In October 2006, Ali participated in a concert to celebrate John Coltrane's 80th birthday in his hometown of Philadelphia. Also featured were his brother, pianist Dave Burrell, and bassist Reggie Workman. He also played with alto saxophonist Noah Howard in the summer of 2008. In 2010, he recorded Planetary Unknown in a quartet led by David S. Ware, Ali's first recording in nearly thirty years.
With Albert Ayler
- The Last Album
- Holy Ghost: Rare & Unissued Recordings (1962–70)
- Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe
With Bobby Few
- More or Less Few
With Noah Howard
- The Black Ark (Freedom, 1969)
With Saheb Sarbib
- Live In Europe Vols 1 & 2
With Archie Shepp
With Alan Shorter
- Orgasm (Verve, 1968)
With David S. Ware
With Frank Wright
- Your Prayer
- One for John
- Church Number Nine
- Center of the World (Center of the World, 1972)
- Last Polka in Nancy? (Center of the World, 1973)
- Adieu, Little Man
With Bobby Zsnkel
- Celebrating William Parker @ 65 (Not Two, 2017)
- Wilmer, Val (1977). As Serious As Your Life: The Story of the New Jazz. Quartet. p. 259. ISBN 0-7043-3164-0.
- "The Revolutions Of Drummer Rashied Ali". NPR.org. Retrieved 2021-05-12.
- Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians Archived 2011-09-18 at the Wayback Machine
- "Albert Ayler discography". Retrieved 2008-12-22.
- Lord, Tom. "The Jazz discography". Retrieved 2008-12-22.
- ALlmusic credits
- Jones, Nic (June 8, 2011). "David S. Ware / Cooper-Moore / William Parker / Muhammad Ali: Planetary Unknown". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2021-04-25.
- Schermer, Victor L. (December 14, 2017). "Bobby Zankel: Celebrating William Parker at 65". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2021-04-25.