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Dave King (Drums)

Born: 8th June 1970, Minneapolis

Nationality: American

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David King is an American drummer and composer from Minneapolis. He is known for being a founding member of the jazz groups The Bad Plus (with Reid Anderson and Ethan Iverson) and Happy Apple (with Michael Lewis and Erik Fratzke) although he is active in many other projects including free jazz collective Buffalo Collision with NYC "downtown" musicians Tim Berne and Hank Roberts and the electronic art/pop group Halloween, Alaska as well as the noise/prog band The Gang Font with former Hüsker Dü bassist Greg Norton.

Further Reading: Dave King

 Recording of the Week, Golden Valley is Now

Childhood friends, all of whom are now improvising superstars in their own rights, come together to make a noise closer to blissed out pop than jazz. Matt gets over excited.

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