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Percussionist Jerome Cooper Dies at 68

Played with Lester Bowie, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, others

Jerome Cooper

Jerome Cooper, a drummer and percussionist who worked with Lester Bowie, Cecil Taylor, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Anthony Braxton and others, died in Brooklyn on May 6 due to complications of multiple myeloma, according to several online obituaries. Cooper was 68.

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