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The Maurice Lyles Quintet

Maurice Lyles (Brother Maurice as he is affectionately called) has a long and interesting history as one of Washington, D.C’s finest drummers. A student of the renowned Philly Joe Jones, Brother Maurice played his first job in a show starring Stepin’ Fetchit. He went on the play with the great baritone saxophonist Leo Parker, Jimmy Heath, Earl “Fatha” Hinds, Roy Eldridge and Sarah Vaughn. In 1968, Brother Maurice invented what he called “The Rhythm Stick.

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Maurice Lyles Quintet 12/30/05: Maurice Lyles Quintet

Led by D.C.-based drummer Maurice Lyles, a student of the renowned Philly Joe Jones, this talented quintet focuses on swinging jazz standards, pop, bebop, and Latin music.

Maurice Lyles Quintet

Led by D.C.-based drummer Maurice Lyles, a student of the renowned Philly Joe Jones, this talented quintet focuses on swinging jazz standards, pop, bebop, and Latin music.
The Maurice Lyles Quintet 11/24/04: The Maurice Lyles Quintet

The Maurice Lyles Quintet, led by D.C.- based drummer Maurice Lyles, focuses on swinging jazz standards, pop, Latin and Be-Bop.

The Maurice Lyles Quintet

The Maurice Lyles Quintet, led by D.C.- based drummer Maurice Lyles, focuses on swinging jazz standards, pop, Latin and Be-Bop.
Maurice Lyles 6/22/02: Maurice Lyles

Maurice Lyles, a drummer based in Washington, D.C., focuses on swinging jazz standards, pop, Latin and Be-Bop.

Maurice Lyles

Maurice Lyles, a drummer based in Washington, D.C., focuses on swinging jazz standards, pop, Latin and Be-Bop.

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