Grady Tate (January 14, 1932 – October 8, 2017) was an American hard bop and soul-jazz drummer and singer. He was born in Durham, North Carolina. He was known with a distinctive baritone voice. In addition to his work as sideman, Tate has released many albums as leader and vocalist as well as lent his voice to a number of songs in the animated Schoolhouse Rock! series.
References[change | change source]
- Ginell, Richard S. (January 14, 1932). "Allmusic Biography". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-10-29.
- Chinen, Nate (October 10, 2017). "Grady Tate, Prodigious Jazz Drummer And Noted Vocalist, Dies At 85". NPR.org. Retrieved October 10, 2017.