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George Duke’s Concerto for Christian McBride will premiere at a free UCLA concert that will feature the 67-member Symphonic Jazz Orchestra (LA), conducted by Mitch Glickman. McBride will appear as bass soloist in the new commissioned work composed by composer/keyboardist/producer … Continue reading
Bassist Gary Peacock was born May 12, 1935. Happy Birthday!
2011 marks the 50th anniversary of the untimely death of jazz great Scott LaFaro. Phil Palombi, author of the Scott La Faro transcription book, has recorded a tribute CD to this bass legend, which is now available. This recording features piano great (and … Continue reading
photo by Robert W. Kelly for the LIFE magazine (1958)
On January, 1st, US Jazz Bassist Charles Fambrough passed away. Fambrough is best known for his time with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messangers.
Portrait of Teddy Kaye, Vivien Garry, and Arv(in) Charles Garrison, New York, N.Y., between 1946 and 1948 More photos of the Gottlieb Collection at Flickr.