A dynamic, very intense, and animated however disciplined drummer, Tony Reedus initially gained attention as an associate of Woody Shaw’s early-’80s music group. He subsequently do other session use such players as Wayne Williams and Mulgrew Miller, and in addition led classes for Jazz Town and Enja within the ’80s and ’90s; his times are still on Compact disc. Reedus died all of a sudden on November 16, 2008, from a pulmonary embolism upon time for NY from carrying out in Italy. He was 49 yrs . old.