Jimmy Woode

Real Name:James Bryant Woode

American jazz bassist.
Born September 23, 1928 in Philadelphia; died April 22/23, 2005 in Lindenwold, New Jersey.
He played trombone in the band led by his father Jimmy Woode Sr., piano in churches and sang in vocal ensembles before 1945. He mainly played bass after World War II with – among others – Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie and Sarah Vaughan. He played with Duke Ellington from 1955 to 1959, who referred to him as a musician with team spirit.

In Groups:Art Farmer Quintet, Art Farmer Sextet, Clark Terry - Ernie Wilkins Quintet, Clarke-Boland Big Band, Don Byas Quintet, Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Duke Ellington's Spacemen, Dusko Gojkovic Quintett, Eddie Lockjaw Davis Quartet, Erich Kleinschuster Sextett, Fritz Pauer Quartett, Fritz Pauer Trio, Gustav Csik Trio, Hi-Hat All-Stars, Idrees Sulieman Quartet, Ira Kris Group, Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra, Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Octet, Mal Waldron Quintet, Mal Waldron Trio
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