American music stars died in Myelodysplastic syndrome

Here are 1 famous musicians from United States of America died in Myelodysplastic syndrome:

Paul Motian

Paul Motian (March 25, 1931 Philadelphia-November 22, 2011 Manhattan) a.k.a. Paul Motian + Bill Frisell + Joe Lovano + Marc Johnson or Motian, Paul was an American drummer and composer.

His most recognized albums: Conception Vessel, Tribute, Dance, Le Voyage, Monk in Motian, Bill Evans, On Broadway Volume 1, Misterioso, It Should've Happened a Long Time Ago and The Story of Maryam. Genres he performed include Jazz, Hard bop, Avant-garde jazz, Bebop, Post-bop and Free improvisation.

Motian started his career in jazz music playing with legendary musicians such as Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett, and Thelonious Monk. He was known for his unconventional style of drumming, which included the use of irregular accents and polyrhythms. Motian was also a prolific composer, with his compositions being recorded by many jazz greats.

Motian was a member of the Bill Evans Trio from 1959-1964 and was part of the Keith Jarrett Trio from 1967-1976. He also led his own groups, including the Paul Motian Trio and the Electric Bebop Band.

Motian received several awards and accolades during his career, including a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Fellowship in 2001. He continued playing and composing until his death in 2011 at the age of 80.

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