Don Alias

Don Alias
1939 - 2006

Don Alias  American Jazz Musician


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Don Alias was in a relationship with Joni Mitchell (1977 - 1980).


American Jazz Musician Don Alias was born Charles Alias on 15th December, 1939 in New York City, New York United States and passed away on 29th Mar 2006 New York City, New York United States aged 66. He is most remembered for Played on hundreds of recordings; toured with many famous acts. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Don Alias is a member of the following lists: People from New York City, Musicians from New York City and American session musicians.


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First Name Don
Last Name Alias
Full Name at Birth Charles Alias
Age 66 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th December, 1939
Birthplace New York City, New York United States
Died 29th March, 2006
Place of Death New York City, New York United States
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Jazz percussionist/drummer
Occupation Jazz Musician
Claim to Fame Played on hundreds of recordings; toured with many famous acts
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, jazz fusion
Year(s) Active 1960's-2006, 1960's-2006
Instrument (text) Drums, conga drums, percussion instruments, djembe, percussion, bongos, udu, shaker, finger cymbals, tambourine, bells, cabasa, claves, palitos, African drums, batá drum, cowbell, marimba, cymbals, timbales, dumbek, timpani, quinto, shekere, snare drum, African percussion, kalimba, mark tree, jam block
Associated Acts Joni Mitchell, Nina Simone, Miles Davis, Weather Report, Jaco Pastorius, Pat Metheny, Herbie Hancock
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Associated People Miles Davis, David Sanborn

Charles "Don" Alias (December 25, 1939 in New York City – March 28, 2006 in New York City) was an American jazz percussionist.

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Don Alias66 SagittariusJazz Musician
Joni Mitchell77 ScorpioSinger


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