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Ray Brown remembrance

Ray Brown, one of the legendary jazz bassists of our time, has a personal remembrance piece from NPR Jazz. From his work with Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson and many other jazz greats, Brown has always stood out from the crowd with his melodic style and walking bass lines. As the article author remembers Brown’s performance: “For a 75-year-old veteran, let’s...

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SuperBass: Two For The Blues

We’ve been following John Goldsby on Twitter for a while now, and he’s one of the great friends to us and many others there. So as we were browsing for videos of John, I ran into this one. Four bass players, a vocalist and a drummer playing a phone book. I couldn’t resist. The four bassists include John, plus John...

Superbass: Ray Brown, John Clayton, and Christian McBride Play “Blue Monk”
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Superbass: Ray Brown, John Clayton, and Christian McBride Play “Blue Monk”

Wow. Check out Ray Brown, John Clayton, and Christian McBride with the WDR Big Band!

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What a trio: Edgar Meyer, Ray Brown and Victor Wooten

Check out this amazing trio of bass greatness: Edgar Meyer, Ray Brown and Victor Wooten, in a 1991 performance. “Walk that dog!” Tip o’ the hat to The Double Bass Blog

Ray Brown: “Black Orpheus” Bass Solo
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Ray Brown: “Black Orpheus” Bass Solo

Here’s the latest video pick from our good buddy, Will, featuring Ray Brown on his 75th birthday (2001).