Denzil Best

Drums, Composer

1917 – 1965

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Who was Denzil Best?

Denzil DaCosta Best was an American jazz percussionist and composer born in New York City. He was a prominent bebop drummer in the 1950s and early '60s.

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Born
Apr 27, 1917
New York City
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
May 24, 1965
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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