Roy Milton

Roy Milton Biography

American jazz (and rhythm & blues) drummer and bandleader.

Roy after played with the "Ernie Fields Band" (late 1920's),

moving to Los Angeles, California (1933) where he formed his own band : "The Solid Senders" a band of rhythm and blues with which received many hits.

The "Grandfather" of Rhythm & Blues, very popular with black audiences from 1945 to 1953.

Born : July 31, 1907 in Wynnewood, Oklahoma.

Died : September 18, 1983 in Los Angeles, California.

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