The Drum Driver

Ginger Baker's Percussionist, Bodyguard & Best Friend Abass Dodoo


Legendary rock/jazz drummer, Ginger Baker, renowned for his work with Cream and Blind Faith and Airforce, has continued to work & record with names such as John Lydon (PiL), Andy Summers (Police) and countless more, the full story told in his autobiography ‘Hellraiser’ Now he introduces his latest foray into his beloved Jazz and formed a formidable quartet with funk and jazz giant Pee Wee Ellis, tenor sax, AlecDankworth, bass, and Abass Dodoo, percussion The music is a healthy mix of Thelonius Monk, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins, plus originals of Pee Wee Ellis and Mr. Baker, a challenging and fresh sounding program! Ginger Baker and Ghanaian percussionist Abass Dodoo provided a perfect powerhouse of rhythms.


Vam morrison

Abass Dodoo had an opportunity to work with Van Morrison, recorded  an album Duets: Re-working the Catalogue is the 35th studio album. It was released on 13 March 2015 on RCA Records.