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Gray, Larry (<i>born</i> 1954), double bass player

Deborah Gillaspie

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 Blue Island, IL, 26 June 1954). American double bass player. He began to study accordion and guitar at the age of six and took up flute while in high school. After gaining performance degrees from Roosevelt University (BA, MA) he became principal double bass player in the Chicago Civic Orchestra. He was often called on for engagements at Chicago’s premier jazz clubs and for jazz recording sessions, and in these

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