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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Roy McCurdy

Roy McCurdy is one of the foremost jazz drummers in America. A member of the
Cannonball Adderley quintet from 1965 until 1975, he has appeared with such jazz greats as Sonny Rollins, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Herbie Hancock and Chuck Mangione, as well as serving as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California. He’ll be appearing at Word of South as part of the tribute to Nat and Cannonball Adderley.