Eddie Marshall: Holy Mischief

Veteran drummer Eddie Marshall has been a consummate sideman for Bobby Hutcherson, Bobby McFerrin, Toshiko Akiyoshi and many others. Here he steps into the spotlight with eight of his own compositions (and one by pianist Paul Nagel), performed by a quartet of the Bay Area’s top jazz players.
Holy Mischief
Released: 2/15/2000
Genre: Jazz
All Eddie Marshall profiles…
Holy Mischief
What’s in a name? In the case of “Holy Mischief,” it’s good friends and lots of history.
My Sons
“My wife Sue and I have raised five boys,” and Eddie’s album pays tribute to his family.
On Composition
When you’re a drummer, you have to step outside of your main musical identity to create melodies.
Rhythms
The flow, the pulse, and rhymic variation: Eddie demonstrates the influence of contemporary rhythms on his music.
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