Bernard "Pretty" Purdie

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NAMM 2013

Purdie "Drumming Up Business"

With the Delgado Brothers

"The Three Hats: "Don Garner, BP and Jon Hammond

David Haney

BP and David Haney 2013

Jean Gomez & Purdie
Jean Gomez & Purdie in Marseille, France (Photo by Josiane Gomez)


Under Control & Purdie
Under Control & Purdie in Marseille, France (Photo by Josiane Gomez)

Photo by Peter Kim, Portland OR

Purdie & Jack Hoban

Purdie & Jack Hoban
Purdie & Jack Hoban 2

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Les Gray, Tim Hern, Bernard, Shea Marshall & Mahlon Hawk

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Marching on the Jazz Clubs.

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On trolley riding around the Ascona Festival site with Happy Feet Brass Band
from the Nederlands.

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Give me the sticks!
Getting in to the action with Happy Feet in Ascona, Switzerland

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Ringo Music Clinic in Torino IT

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BP & Sergio Bellotti at Ringo Music, Torino IT

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Torino Fans after clinic in Torino

Purdie in "HAIR," 2009.

March 2008 cover of the Japanese magazine
"Rhythm & Drums"

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Another nice photo from the shoot.

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A beautiful series of pictures from Namm 2008

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Bernard Purdie, Bob Boyd & Charles Collins at Namm 2008

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Joe Calzone & BP at Namm 2008

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Les Gray, Soulcatchers

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Purdie & T.M. Stevens

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A 2006 picture of "Pretty" Purdie playing at a festival in his home state of New Jersey.  Photo by Dave Judovin

Above: Joe Blumberg, my first bass player from the band "Jackie Lee and the Angels," Elkton, MD, 50 plus years ago!

Joe Calzone of the Calzone Case Co., Rhonda Lancaster & Bernard Purdie.

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BP & Jack Hoban of Rogues on the Run

Bernard & Horace Silver IAJE 1/2002


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Spencer Lee Lewis & BP in Germany


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Tribeca Blues 6/23/02
Bernard Purdie, Rob Paparozzi, Melvin Sparks and Bob P.


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Bernard Purdie and Rodrigo Scofield
Buzios Festival, Brazil


Galt McDermot &  Bernard Purdie at rehearsal

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