Drummer, scientist, health food advocate, martial artist, philosopher: he covered all of these vocations. As far as Disaster Amnesiac can understand it, Graves pushed the envelope within them all in a way that was truly exemplary and independent. Find an interview with him and marvel at the truly individualistic and creative ways in which he tackled his pursuits. You'll be amazed and inspired.
Milford Graves's body of work will in no way come to end with his physical passing. He planted the seeds, and they're going to be giving fruits for a long time to come.
Well played and well stated, Professor Graves. You are now pure quantum.