Famoudou Don Moye

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Longtime Art Ensemble of Chicago drummer noted for his mastery of African and Caribbean percussion instruments and rhythmic techniques.
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Year Album Artist
2019 We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration The Art Ensemble of Chicago Producer, Drums, Congas, Bendir, Djembe, Shaker, Triangle, Bells, Gong, Dun-dun, Assistant Engineer, Composer
2018 The Art Ensemble of Chicago and Associated Ensembles The Art Ensemble of Chicago Composer
2013 I Hear the Sound Attica Blues Orchestra / Archie Shepp Drums, Congas
2012 The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note Julius Hemphill Sun Percussion
2012 The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note Don Pullen Drums, Congas, Percussion, Bells, Composer
2011 The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note Lester Bowie Composer
2011 Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology Bongos, Composer, Congas, Drums, Horn
2008 Milan, Zurich, West Berlin, Paris: 5 Discs Sun Ra / Sun Ra Arkestra Drums, Percussion
2007 Samsara Roscoe Mitchell / Famoudou Don Moye Primary Artist
2007 Fundamental Destiny: Live At the Frankfurt, Germany Jazz Festival The Art Ensemble of Chicago Member of Attributed Artist, Percussion, Executive Producer, Sun Percussion
2007 Folk Bass Spirit Suite Famoudou Don Moye / Baba Sissoko Primary Artist
2004 Sirius Calling The Art Ensemble of Chicago Liner Notes, Main Personnel, Whistle (Human), Whistle, Drums, Congas, Bongos, Percussion, Bells, Gong, Chimes
2004 New Thing! Drums, Percussion
2003 Vodka and Peroxide Civil Tones Composer
2003 Tribute to Lester The Art Ensemble of Chicago Liner Notes, Whistle (Human), Drums, Congas, Bongos, Bells, Gong, Chimes, Composer
2003 For Bobo Don Moye / Famoudou Don Moye / Sun Percussion Summit Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Mixing, Vocals, Drums, Djembe, Percussion, Executive Producer, Composer
2003 Bamako Chicago Express Famoudou Don Moye Primary Artist, Chekere
2002 Seven Minutes in Heaven Jerk Magnet Composer
2002 Selected Recordings (Rarum VI) The Art Ensemble of Chicago Vocals, Whistle (Human), Conch Shell, Horn, Marimba, Balafon, Drums, Drums (Bass), Congas, Bongos, Bendir, Cowbell, Cymbals, Djembe, Timpani, Wood Block, Gong, Chimes, Donno, Djun-Djun, Chekere, Sun Percussion, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Selected Recordings (Rarum I-VIII) Vocals, Whistle (Human), Conch Shell, Horn, Marimba, Balafon, Drums, Drums (Bass), Congas, Bongos, Bendir, Cowbell, Cymbals, Djembe, Timpani, Wood Block, Percussion, Gong, Chimes, Donno, Djun-Djun, Chekere, Composer
2002 Ancestral Memories: From Afrika to Chicago Famoudou Don Moye Primary Artist, Remastering, Vocals, Drums, Congas, Bongos, Cowbell, Djembe, Tambourine, Gong, Composer
2002 A Symphony of Cities Famoudou Don Moye Primary Artist, Drums, Percussion, Artistic Producer, Composer
2002 ... Without the Kids We Would Be Dead Diehard Youth Composer
2001 Zero Sun No Point: Dedication to Mynona & Sun Ra Hartmut Geerken Balafon, Drums, Timpani, Percussion, Gong, Chimes, Voices, Whistle (Instrument), Bird Calls, African Drums, Kongoma
2001 Jazzactuel [Box Set] Drums, Percussion
2001 Haven't We All? Joel Brandon Guest Artist, Percussion, Associate Producer
2000 Naked The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums, Percussion, Sun Percussion, Composer
1999 Wildflowers: The New York Loft Jazz Sessions - Complete Drums, Congas, Primary Artist
1999 Restoration Ruin/Bap-Tizum Keith Jarrett Vocals, Marimba, Drums, Congas, Percussion, Gong, Whistle (Instrument), Performer
1999 American Gumbo Lester Bowie Drums, Congas
1998 Out of Print Youth Brigade Composer
1998 Kickin' Some Brass Percussion
1998 Coming Home Jamaica The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums, Drums (Bass), Congas, Bongos, Bendir, Maracas, Tambourine, Timbales, Percussion, Bells, Chekere
1998 Brazzy Voices Brazz Bros. Guest Artist
1998 Black Saint/Soul Note: Critic's Pick Sampler, Vol. 3 Whistle (Human), Bamboo Flute, Conch Shell, Drums, Congas, Bendir, Maracas, Rattle, Timpani, Gong, Donno, Whistle (Instrument), Chekere, Performer, Primary Artist
1997 The Instrumental History of Jazz Percussion, Composer
1997 Jazz Loft Sessions Drums, Percussion
1997 Critics' Picks Sampler, Vol. 2 Percussion
1996 Television's Greatest Hits, Vol. 4 Composer
1996 Im/Possible to Keep Hamiet Bluiett Percussion
1996 Afrikan Song Famoudou Don Moye Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Drums, Drums (Bass), Tambourine, Percussion, Gong, Wind Chimes, Project Producer, Composer
1995 Autopsy Rorschach Composer
1994 Inheritance Joseph Jarman Percussion
1994 Goodbye Mr. Evans Kirk Lightsey Trio Drums
1992 Thelonious Sphere Monk: Dreaming of the Masters, Vol. 2 The Art Ensemble of Chicago Whistle (Human), Balafon, Drums, Congas, Bongos, Triangle, Bells, Gong, Chimes, Sun Percussion
1992 The Fire This Time Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy Producer, Percussion
1992 Shogun Mayeda Composer
1991 Uncaged Mario Schiano Drums, Percussion, Composer, Primary Artist
1991 The Organizer Lester Bowie & The New York Organ Ensemble Drums
1991 Jam for Your Life! Famoudou Don Moye Primary Artist, Producer, Drums, Congas, Percussion, Gong, Composer
1991 Hipmotism Arthur Blythe Guest Artist, Drums
1991 Funky T. Cool T. Lester Bowie's N.Y. Organ Drums, Percussion
1991 Calypso's Smile Joseph Jarman Producer, Reissue Producer, Drums, Bongos, Bendir, Rattle, Triangle, Percussion, Bells, Chimes, Donno, Design, Concept, Trap Kit, Composer, Primary Artist
1991 America - South Africa The Art Ensemble of Chicago Balafon, Drums, Drums (Bass), Congas, Triangle, Percussion, Bells, Gong, Chimes, Whistle (Instrument)
1990 My Way Lester Bowie Percussion
1990 Live at the Eighth Tokyo Music Joy The Art Ensemble of Chicago Percussion, Composer
1990 Dreaming of the Masters Suite The Art Ensemble of Chicago Whistle (Human), Balafon, Drums, Drums (Bass), Congas, Bongos, Triangle, Percussion, Bells, Gong, Chimes, Multi Instruments
1990 Atlantic Jazz: 12 Vol. Box Set Percussion
1990 Art Ensemble of Soweto The Art Ensemble of Chicago Whistle (Human), Balafon, Drums, Drums (Bass), Congas, Bongos, Triangle, Bells, Chimes, Sun Percussion
1989 Works Lester Bowie Guest Artist, Drums, Percussion
1989 Unforeseen Blessings The Leaders Composer
1989 Serious Fun Lester Bowie Percussion
1989 Alternate Express The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums, Percussion, Composer
1988 Heaven Dance The Leaders Trio Drums, Percussion, Composer
1988 Complete Live in Japan '84, Vol. 2 The Art Ensemble of Chicago Whistle (Human), Horn, Drums, Congas, Bells, Gong, Chimes, Sun Percussion, Bird Calls, Composer
1988 Complete Live in Japan '84, Vol. 1 The Art Ensemble of Chicago Whistle (Human), Horn, Drums, Congas, Percussion, Bells, Gong, Chimes, Bass, Sun Percussion, Bird Calls
1987 The African Tapes Famoudou Don Moye Primary Artist, Whistle (Human), Drums, Congas, Percussion, Bells, Voices, Conch, Composer
1987 Mudfoot The Leaders Drums, Composer
1987 Ancient in the Future, Vol. 1 The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums, Percussion, Sun Percussion, Composer
1986 Everything Is Changed Kirk Lightsey Quartet Percussion
1985 Tributes Craig Harris Drums, Percussion
1984 The Third Decade The Art Ensemble of Chicago Whistle (Human), Conch Shell, Horn, Balafon, Drums, Congas, Bongos, Bendir, Cymbals, Djembe, Timpani, Wood Block, Percussion, Chimes, Donno, Multi Instruments, Whistle (Instrument), Djun-Djun, Chekere, Trap Kit, Composer, Primary Artist
1984 Pieces of Time Kenny Clarke Primary Artist, Performer, Composer
1984 Among the People The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
1982 Urban Bushmen The Art Ensemble of Chicago Whistle (Human), Horn, Drums, Drums (Snare), Congas, Bongos, Bendir, Djembe, Timpani, Donno, Multi Instruments, Djun-Djun, Chekere, Sun Percussion, Composer
1982 Mystic Winds, Tropical Breezes Anthony Davis Drums
1982 Angedras Marcello Melis Drums
1981 Earth Passage/Density Joseph Jarman Primary Artist, Drums, Cowbell, Triangle, Percussion, Bells, Chimes
1980 S.O.S. Hamiet Bluiett Percussion
1980 Full Force The Art Ensemble of Chicago Primary Artist, Whistle (Human), Conch Shell, Horn, Drums, Congas, Bongos, Cowbell, Timpani, Wood Block, Percussion, Bells, Gong, Chimes, Bass, Multi Instruments, Whistle (Instrument), Shells, Sun Percussion, Composer
197? Live Part One The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
1979 Spirit Sensitive Chico Freeman Drums
1979 No Time Left Chico Freeman Drums
1979 Nice Guys The Art Ensemble of Chicago Primary Artist, Whistle (Human), Conch Shell, Horn, Marimba, Drums, Congas, Bongos, Timpani, Percussion, Bells, Gong, Chimes, Multi Instruments, Sun Percussion, Composer
1979 Magic Triangle Joseph Jarman / Don Moye / Don Pullen Drums, Congas, Performer, Primary Artist
1979 First Time Yosuke Yamashita Drums
1979 Black Paladins Joseph Jarman / Don Moye Primary Artist, Drums, Percussion, Multi Instruments, Composer
1978 Roscoe Mitchell: L-R-G; The Maze; S II Examples Roscoe Mitchell Horn, Marimba, Balafon, Drums, Congas, Cowbell, Cymbals, Triangle, Wood Block, Percussion, Handbells, Gong, Temple Gongs
1978 Great Black Music The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
1978 Egwu-Anwu Joseph Jarman Whistle (Human), Horn, Marimba, Drums, Percussion, Conch, Composer, Primary Artist
1978 Artistry Sirone Percussion
1977 Resolution Hamiet Bluiett / Don Pullen Sun Percussion
1977 Raw Materials and Residuals Julius Hemphill Big Band Sun Percussion, Primary Artist
1977 Music from the Source Cecil McBee Drums
1977 Kings of Mali Chico Freeman Drums, Percussion
1977 Alternate Spaces Cecil McBee Percussion
1975 Sun Percussion, Vol. 1 Famoudou Don Moye Primary Artist, Whistle (Human), Flute, Horn, Balafon, Drums, Congas, Bongos, Brake Drums, Bendir, Kalimba, Log Drums, Shekere, Percussion, Bells, Gong
1975 Rope-A-Dope Lester Bowie Drums
1974 Tutankhamun The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
1974 The Spiritual The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
1974 Kabalaba: Live At Montreux Jazz Festival The Art Ensemble of Chicago Whistle, Drums, Congas, Bongos, Timbales, Percussion, Bells, Sun Percussion, Composer
1974 Carnival Randy Weston Drums, Percussion
1973 Fanfare for the Warriors The Art Ensemble of Chicago Vocals, Drums, Percussion
1973 Chi-Congo The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
1972 Live at Mandel Hall The Art Ensemble of Chicago Vocals, Viola, Horn, Clavichord, Marimba, Balafon, Drums, Congas, Bongos, Claves, Log Drums, Maracas, Percussion, Bells, Gong, Bass, Multi Instruments, Whistle (Instrument)
1972 Bap-Tizum The Art Ensemble of Chicago Vocals, Whistle (Human), Marimba, Drums, Congas, Percussion, Gong, Multi Instruments
1971 Phase One The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums, Percussion, Multi Instruments
1970 With Fontenella Bass The Art Ensemble of Chicago / Fontella Bass Drums, Percussion, Multi Instruments
1970 Seasons Celestrial Communication Orchestra Drums, Percussion
1970 Les Stances a Sophie The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
1970 Certain Blacks The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
1969 The Paris Session The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
1969 Reese and the Smooth Ones The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
1969 People in Sorrow The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
1969 Message to Our Folks The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
1969 A Jackson in Your House The Art Ensemble of Chicago Drums
Spaceship Earth Apositsia Orchestra Arranger, Conductor, Vocals, Composer, Congas, Stick, Tambourine
Renegade Spirits Dennis Gonzalez Drums, Congas, Agogo Bell, Udu
Permission Molly Holm Featured Artist
Nice Folks Paul Elwood Featured Artist, Percussion, Arranger
Isis Famoudou Don Moye / Odwalla Primary Artist
In Concert [DVD] The Art Ensemble of Chicago Percussion