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