Thursday, June 19, 2008

Favorite Jazz Bass Solos
Jimmy Blanton

I'm soliciting suggestions for an upcoming "Dozens" piece that I'm writing for What are your favorite recorded jazz bass solos of all time? Please leave a comment or drop me an email if you'd like to suggest a favorite track. Thanks.

BTW, if you haven't visited the site yet, it is a lot of fun to read through their interviews and track reviews.

Current bassists under consideration:

Jimmy Blanton
Charles Mingus
Ray Brown
Red Mitchell
Scott LaFaro
Charlie Haden
Christian McBride
Eddie Gomez
George Mraz
Oscar Pettiford
Dave Holland
Michael Moore

1 comment:

rob said...

I've got lots of favorites. Two of my favorites are Slam Stewart's solo on Groovin' High (with Gillespie and Parker) and Paul Chambers' solo on Billie's Bounce (Red Garland Quintet with Coltrane).