by / April 13th, 2010 /

R.I.P. Steve Reid (1944-2010)

Steve Reid, the American jazz drummer extraordinaire died last night in New York, according to his friend Giles Peterson on Twitter.

The musician is known for his session work with Miles Davis, Sun Ra, James Brown, Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, Feli Kuti, his own solo work and more recently, his collaborative work with Four Tet over the course of four albums from 2006 to 2008.