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Al McKibbon

b, 1919-2005 US, Chicago
Musician of Jazz

Al McKibbon (January 1, 1919 – July 29, 2005) was an American jazz double bassist, known for his work in bop, hard bop, and Latin jazz.In 1947, after working with Lucky Millinder, Tab Smith, J. C. Heard, and Coleman Hawkins, he replaced Ray Brown in Dizzy Gillespie's band, in which he played until 1950. In the 1950s he recorded with the Miles Davis nonet, Earl Hines, Count Basie, Johnny Hodges, Thelonious Monk, George Shearing, Cal Tjader, Herbie Nichols and Hawkins. McKibbon was credited with interesting Tjader in Latin music while he played in Shearing's group.

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Bongos
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Pop

Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Tumbao Para Los Congueros Di Mi VidaAl McKibbon1999Album
LiveThe Giants Of Jazz, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Al McKibbon, Sonny Stitt, Kai Winding, Art Blakey And Dizzy Gillespie Quintet1994Album
The Bop Fathers - Volume 2Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Kai Winding, Al McKibbon, Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk1991Album
Tour De ForceDizzy Gillespie · Sonny Stitt · Kai Winding · Thelonious Monk · Al McKibbon · Art Blakey · Al Gafa1989Album
Giants Of Jazz In Berlin '71Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Kai Winding, Thelonious Monk, Al McKibbon, Art Blakey1988Album
Giants Of JazzDizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Kai Winding, Thelonious Monk, Al McKibbon, Art Blakey1980Album
Bop Fathers "In Paris"Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Kai Winding, Al McKibbon, Art Blakey1978Album
Bop Fathers "In Paris"Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Kai Winding, Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk, Al McKibbon1977Album
The Giants Of JazzArt Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie, Al McKibbon, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Stitt, Kai Winding1972Album
The Man I LoveToots Thielemans, George Shearing, Al McKibbon, Johnny Rae, Bill Clark1961Single
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