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Cecil McBee

b, *1935 US, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Musician of Jazz

Cecil McBee (b.May 19, 1935, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA) is an American post-bop jazz bassist. McBee has recorded as a leader only a handful of times since the 1970's, but has contributed as a sideman to a number of jazz albums.

  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Bass guitar
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Bass Interlude - from The Elements - Water on The Elements: Water by Dave Liebman & Billy Hart
First Song in the Day on Music from the Source by Cecil McBee
Agnez on Music from the Source by Cecil McBee
God Spirit. on Music from the Source by Cecil McBee
Song Of Her on Two Tenor Winner by Various Artists
Sleeping Giant on Unspoken by Cecil McBee
Pantamime on Unspoken by Cecil McBee
Emotivations on Almanac by Various Artists
Symbiosis on Almanac by Various Artists
Double Split on Almanac by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Tribal GhostJohn Tchicai, Charlie Kohlhase, Garrison Fewell, Cecil McBee, Billy Hart2013Album
StorylineRaphe Malik, Cecil McBee, Cody Moffett2000Album
The Elements : WaterDavid Liebman with Billy Hart, Cecil McBee & Pat Metheny1997Album
The Courage To Listen To Your HeartSangoma Everett, Chico Freeman, Mal Waldron, Cecil McBee1997Album
Live In BudapestTony Lakatos, Joanne Brackeen, Cecil McBee, Al Foster1996Album
Time To SmileSteve Grossman With Elvin Jones, Tom Harrell, Willie Pickens, Cecil McBee1994Album
The SeasonsDavid Liebman, Cecil McBee, Billy Hart1994Album
First Time In ManhattanUwe Kropinski W Cecil McBee & Pheeroan Aklaff1993Album
Night And DayGeorge Cables With Cecil McBee, Billy Hart1991Album
Sunrise SunsetThe Bob Thiele Collective Featuring David Murray, John Hicks, Cecil McBee, Andrew Cyrille1991Album
Live At Sweet BasilUli Lenz, Cecil McBee, Joe Chambers1989Album
Live At The Jazz Showcase In Chicago Volume TwoHampton Hawes, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes1989Album
A Tribute To John Coltrane / Blues For ColtraneMcCoy Tyner / Pharoah Sanders / David Murray / Cecil McBee / Roy Haynes1988Album
Roots Of BlueMuhal Richard Abrams Featuring Cecil McBee1986Album
Flying OutCecil McBee1982Album
Live At The Jazz Showcase In Chicago Volume OneHampton Hawes, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes1981Album
What It IsMal Waldron, Clifford Jordan, Cecil McBee, Dannie Richmond1981Album
Alternate SpacesCecil McBee1979Album
Beast IsBarry Wallenstein, Cecil McBee, Stanley Cowell1978Album
AlmanacMike Nock / Bennie Maupin / Cecil McBee / Eddie Marshall1977Album
LuvDonald Smith featuring Cecil McBee, Jack DeJohnette1976Album
MutimaCecil McBee1974Album
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