American jazz drummer Jake Hanna, was born on April 4, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts. Jake first performed in his home town , and was the house drummer at Storyville for a number of years in the 1950s and 1960s.
He played with Toshiko Akiyoshi (1957), Maynard Ferguson (1958), Marian McPartland (1959–61), and Woody Herman's Orchestra (1962–64). He did extensive work as a studio musician both in and out of jazz, including a period as the drummer for the big band of the Merv Griffin Show (1964–75).
He recorded several albums with Carl Fontana for Concord Jazz in the mid-1970s, and also played in Supersax. Later in his career he did much work as a sideman for Concord.
Hanna died on February 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California of complications from blood disease.
Jake Hanna performing "Perdido"
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