Jymie Merritt

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Jymie Merritt
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Jymie Merritt was born on May 03, 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He passed away April 11, 2020.

American jazz bassist, best known for his steadfast work in Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, which he joined in 1958. Described by All About Jazz as the "quintessential hard bop bassist".
Father to Michael Merritt
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Compilations

LNJ-70079 Jymie Merritt - The Immortal Session From Blue Note album art Sonny Clark Trio, Wynton Kelly Trio Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You and 5 more… Sonny Clark Trio, Wynton Kelly Trio - The Immortal Session From Blue Note (Comp) Blue Note LNJ-70079 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
K18P-9126 Jymie Merritt - Autumn Leaves - Blue Note Special 1957 - 1958 album art Various Blues March Various - Autumn Leaves - Blue Note Special 1957 - 1958(LP, Comp, Mono) Blue Note K18P-9126 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
SLP 9125 Jymie Merritt - Jazz Sound Tracks album art Various Valmontana (as Jimmy Merritt) and 6 more… Various - Jazz Sound Tracks (Comp) Fontana SLP 9125 Brazil Unknown Sell This Version

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jazzro-till

February 12, 2020
A REAL unsung hero of the Jazz double bass, underrated