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Jones, Eddie (1929 - 1997), double bass player

Chris Sheridan

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b New York, 1 March 1929; d West Hartford, CT, 31 May 1997). American double bass player. He grew up in Red Bank, New Jersey, close to Count Basie’s family home. Having started on piano, he played violin for about six years before taking up double bass; later he studied music education at Howard University, where he played in a student band with Benny Golson, Bill Hughes, and Frank

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