Ben Dixon

born on 25/12/1934 in Gaffney, SC, United States

Ben Dixon (musician)

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Ben Dixon (musician)

Ben Dixon (born December 25, 1934) is a jazz drummer.

Dixon was born in Gaffney, South Carolina,[1] and is best known for his contributions to many soul jazz albums on the Blue Note label led by Grant Green, Lou Donaldson and Big John Patton.[1]


As Leader

  • 2000: Say Yes to Your Best (American Classical Jazz) with Adam Scone, Coleman Mellett

As Sideman

With George Braith

  • Laughing Soul (Prestige, 1966)

With Lou Donaldson

  • The Natural Soul (Blue Note, 1962)
  • A Man with a Horn (Blue Note, 1963)
  • Good Gracious! (Blue Note, 1963)
  • Signifyin' (Argo, 1963)
  • Possum Head (Argo, 1964)
  • Musty Rusty (Cadet, 1965)

With Ray Draper

  • Tuba Sounds (Prestige, 1957)

With Grant Green

  • Grant's First Stand (Blue Note, 1961)
  • Sunday Mornin' (Blue Note, 1961)
  • Blues for Lou (Blue Note, 1963)
  • Am I Blue (Blue Note, 1963)
  • His Majesty King Funk (Verve, 1965)

With Richard "Groove" Holmes

  • Soul Power! (Prestige, 1967)

With Joe Jones

  • Introducing the Psychedelic Soul Jazz Guitar of Joe Jones (Prestige, 1967)

With Jack McDuff

  • The Honeydripper (Prestige, 1961)

With Big John Patton

  • Along Came John (Blue Note, 1963)
  • Blue John (Blue Note, 1963)
  • The Way I Feel (Blue Note, 1964)
  • Oh Baby! (Blue Note, 1965)

With Harold Vick

  • Steppin' Out! (Blue Note, 1963)

With Don Wilkerson

  • Shoutin' (Blue Note, 1963)

With Baby Face Willette

  • Face to Face (Blue Note, 1961)
  • Stop and Listen (Blue Note, 1961)


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