Jimmy Maelen


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Jimmy Maelen

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Jimmy passed away in 1988.

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Jimmy Maelen Birthday and Date of Death

Jimmy Maelen died in 1988.

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Date of Death: 1988
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Jimmy Maelen - Biography

Jimmy Maelen was a percussionist in the 1960s-1980s, who worked with many artists including Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry, Peter Gabriel, James Taylor, Dire Straits, Barry Manilow, Alice Cooper, Kiss, Madonna, Bryan Adams, Michael Jackson, Mick Jagger, David Bowie and John Lennon. He also played on hit records by Bob James, Duran Duran, Carly Simon, Barbra Streisand, Yoko Ono, Meatloaf, Alice Cooper, BJ Thomas, and many others. For most of the late 70's into the 80's he was one of the "first call" percussion players in New York City. During the golden years of the disco era he was especially successful, working with the remix team of Michael Barbiero and John Luongo and overdubbing on extended dance versions of disco classics such as, Gonzales' "I Haven't Stopped Dancin' Yet", The Jacksons' "Blame It On The Boogie" and "Shake Your Body Down (To The Ground)", Dan Hartman's "Vertigo/Relight My Fire", Jackie Moore's "This Time, This Time Baby" and many more. He can be heard playing 7 tracks of percussion on Barry Manilow's classic hit Copacabana. His working relationship with Barbiero and Luongo led to a solo album for Epic/Columbia in 1980, produced by the trio and entitled Beats Workin'.