Thursday, August 25, 2011

Happy Birthday: Karriem Riggins

Much good can be said about Detroit native Karriem Riggins (born August 25, 1975). A legend in his own right as a talented Jazz drummer, he has worked with a few legends in Jazz music, which include Oscar Peterson, Milt Jackson, Donald Byrd, Betty Carter, Cedar Walton, Bobby Hutcherson, Roy Hargrove and a few other notables.

Outside of the Jazz scene, Riggins is a gifted producer who has worked with the likes of J-Dilla, Slum Village, Dwele, Phat Kat, The Roots, Soulquarians, Erykah Badu, Talib Kweli and Common. He's also done collaborative efforts with Madlib.

For his complete discography, production and arranging credits, visit his website at

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