Freddie Waits bio

Birth Name: Freddie Waits

Occupation: Drummer

Place Of Birth: Mississippi

Date Of Birth: April27, 1943

Date Of Death: November 18, 1989

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Freddie Waits was born on the 27th of April, 1943. He was best known for being a Drummer. Hard bop and post-hop jazz drummer who played with Gene Harris, Andrew Hill, and Richard Davis, among others.

Freddie Waits was born in Mississippi. He began playing drums at an early age, with his earliest performances being with artists like Donald Byrd . He was part of Max Roach’s percussion group, M’Boom, playing drums on their 1979 recording for Columbia Records.

Freddie Waits was a Taurus and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Freddie Waits was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Freddie Waits is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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Freddie Waits’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Freddie Waits’s parents.

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Freddie Waits was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME:Freddie Waits
AGE GENERATION:Baby Boomers Generation
DEATH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Freddie Waits was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Freddie Waits was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Freddie Waits had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Freddie Waits’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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