Happy birthday, Steve Reid (Jan. 29, 1944 – April 13, 2010)! Conscientious objector. Bronxite. Jazz drummer. In 1969, Reid refused to register for the draft. He was arrested and sentenced to 4 years at Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary. Played in the Apollo Theatre house band while still a teenager. Went on to perform with some of the biggest names in jazz and popular music.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

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