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Six, Jack (<i>born</i> 1930), double bass player

Lawrence Koch and Barry Kernfeld

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 Danville, IL, 26 July 1930). American double bass player. He studied trumpet from 1945 to 1947 and then worked in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York, where he studied composition for a year at the Juilliard School (1955–6). He played double bass as a freelance with Tommy Dorsey’s ghost band under Warren Covington and then with the big bands of Claude Thornhill (1958) and Woody Herman (1959–60), while also studying

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