Joe Morello

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Joe Morello
Interview Date: June 8, 2007
Job Title: Musician
Birthdate: July 17, 1928
Deceased: March 12, 2011

Joe Morello’s influential drumming style was showcased on the landmark Dave Brubeck recording of “Take Five.” Ever since, he has inspired generations of performers. Joe became an icon in the music product’s industry through his long associations with manufacturers as an endorsee, music retailers as a clinician, and publishers as an author of successful method books. He gave advice and lessons to all who ask, and was often known to be the last to leave a clinic – ensuring all questions have been answered. His NAMM Oral History was completed on June 8, 2007.  

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