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Charli Persip (July 26, 1929 – August 23, 2020) was an American jazz drummer. He was born in Morristown, New Jersey.

After playing with Tadd Dameron in 1953, he gained recognition as a jazz drummer as he toured and recorded with Dizzy Gillespie's big and small bands between 1953 and 1958.

From 1974, he was an instructor of drums and music for Jazzmobile, Inc. in New York City. He was Associate Professor at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in Manhattan.

Persip died on August 23, 2020 at the age of 91.

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