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
|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||Japan||1980||Sell This Version|
|K18P-9126||Various||Blues March Various - Autumn Leaves (LP, Comp)||Blue Note||K18P-9126||Japan||1982||Sell This Version|
|Various||Valmontana (as Jimmy Merritt) and 6 more… Various - Jazz Sound Tracks (Comp)||Fontana||Brazil||Unknown||Sell This Version|