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Duane Durrett

 

 

 

Duane Durrett
Drums, Percussion
ddurrett@wc.edu

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Music - Texas Christian University/University of North Texas
  • Studied with Leonard Hardiman (Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Founder of Weatherford College Jazz Studies program
  • Director of the Weatherford College Jazz Band
  • Private drumset instructor

PERFORMANCES                                                                            

David “Fathead” Newman  Billy Robinson James Clay     
Sandra Kaye Dewey Redman Lynn Seaton
Hank Crawford   Clyde George Red Garland 
Marchel Ivery Kenny Burrell Johnny Case
Billy Hart Keith Loftis Milt Hinton
Thomas Reese Clark Terry Kelly Durbin
Grover Washington  Carla Norris-Hopkins Cornell Dupree
Clint Strong Red Holloway James Gilyard
Plas Johnson Fred Sanders Al Grey
Harvey Anderson Orchestra Onzy Matthews Arlington Jones
Freddie Crane Stefan Karlsson Mack Goldsbury
Roger Boykin Shelly Carroll Raymond George
Brad Leali Drew Phelps Fort Worth Jazz Orchestra
Sumpter Bruton James Shannon Chuck Berry
Ralph Marterie Orchestra Four Aces Fort Worth Jazz Orchestra
Peter Marshall    

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS

  • Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland, 1987)
  • Utrecht Blues and Jazz Festival, (Holland, 1990)

RECORDINGS

  • “WAITING FOR THE MOMENT” - Johnny Case Trio
  • “Live at Rockefellars” - Dewey Redman Quartet
  • “Departed Voices” - Mack Goldsbury/Duane Durrett and the Texas Connection
  • “Sandtown” - Mack Goldsbury/Duane Durrett and the Texas Organ Connection