Ben Tucker

Real Name:Benjamin Mayer Tucker

Jazz bassist, born December 13, 1930, Tennessee, USA, died 4 June 2013 on Hutchinson Island, Georgia, USA.
He began his career in Nashville, before settling in California, where he played with Art Pepper and Shorty Rogers, among others, and was an participant in the legendary “Jazz of Two Cities.”
By the early 1960's, he was regularly performing and recording with such greats as Herbie Mann, Billy Taylor, Dexter Gordon, Buddy Rich, Quincy Jones, Marian McPartland, and Mel Torme.
Composer of over 300 titles, many of his songs are jazz standards: “Comin' Home Baby” was a hit for Herbie Mann, “Devilette” and “The Message,” both recorded by Dexter Gordon and “ Right Here, Right Now” by Billy Taylor are just a few of his many title songs.

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In Groups:Art Pepper Quartet, Ben Tucker And His Quintet, Billy Taylor Trio, Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Gerry Mulligan Quintet, Harry Babasin And The Jazz Pickers, Junior Mance Trio, Marshall Royal Quintet, Oliver Nelson And His Orchestra, Paul Togawa Quartet, Quincy Jones And His Orchestra, The Chico Hamilton Trio, The Dave Bailey Quintet, The Dave Bailey Sextet, The Freddie Gambrell Quartet, The Jeremy Steig Quartet, The Ted Brown Sextet, Warne Marsh Quintet
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