Ricky Wellman, Miles' last drummer, passed away on November 24th.
One can find him on recordings with Chuck Brown (the famous
Bustin' Loose), Miles Davis, Santana, Kenny Garrett, Bob Belden, Michel
Legrand and others. He was in his mid-50s.
Mr. Wellman was apparently ill following this newspapar article.
An interview by George Cole is available here.