Israel Crosby

Israel Crosby

Bassist, born 19 January 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, died 11 August 1962 in Chicago, Illinois.

Crosby started his career in the mid-1930s working with Albert Ammons and later joined the ensembles of Fletcher Henderson (1936-1938), Horace Henderson (1940) and Teddy Wilson (1940-1942).

After working as a session musician for over a decade he became a member of Ahmad Jamal's trio from the mid-1950s up to the early 1960s. He joined George Shearing's band just before his death in 1962.
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Israel Crosby Discography Tracks


Various The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise Various - Gems Of Jazz,Volume 1 (Comp) Decca US 1949 Sell This Version


Various Barrelhouse Various - Kings Of Swing (Comp) Regal UK 1966 Sell This Version
MJCD 1089 Various Blues Of Israel Various - Il Contrabbasso Nel Jazz(CD, Comp) Musica Jazz MJCD 1089 Italy 1991 Sell This Version
8.120657 Gene Krupa The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise and 1 more… Gene Krupa - Wire Brush Stomp(CD, Comp) Naxos Jazz Legends 8.120657 Europe 2002 Sell This Version