Miles Monday: James Mtume

James Mtume is a percussionist who performed in Miles Davis’ band from 1971 to 1975. He has appeared on 80 albums with a variety of other notable musicians—including Duke Ellington, Sonny Rollins, Dizzy Gillespie, Roberta Flack and Lonnie Liston Smith. His namesake group Mtume had several No. 1 hits on the Billboard charts.

Visit Mtume on Facebook and Twitter. Watch his TEDx presentation here.


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