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George Wallington

p, 1924-1993 US, Palermo
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Giacinto Figlia.

American jazz pianist and composer. Born : October 27, 1924 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. Died : February 15, 1993 in New York City, New York. Played with : Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Marsala, Charlie Parker, Serge Chaloff, Allan Eager, Kai Winding, Terry Gibbs, Brew Moore, Al Cohn, Gerry Mulligan, Zoot Sims, Red Rodney, Lionel Hampton among others. Among the albums to his name to remember : "George Wallington trio" (1953), "The New York Scene" (1957), "The Prestidigitator" (1958).

        
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Round 'bout Midnight (with the Swedish All Stars) - Remastered on Round 'bout Midnight by George Wallington
Baby Grand on George Wallington Showcase by George Wallington
My Old Flame - Instrumental on Bobby Jaspar With George Wallington & Idrees Sulieman by Bobby Jaspar, George Wallington & Idrees Sulieman
Before Dawn - Instrumental on Bobby Jaspar With George Wallington & Idrees Sulieman by Bobby Jaspar, George Wallington & Idrees Sulieman
Summertime on George Wallington Showcase by George Wallington
Frankie And Johnnie on George Wallington Showcase by George Wallington
All Of You - Instrumental on Bobby Jaspar With George Wallington & Idrees Sulieman by Bobby Jaspar, George Wallington & Idrees Sulieman
Sweet Blanche - Instrumental on Bobby Jaspar With George Wallington & Idrees Sulieman by Bobby Jaspar, George Wallington & Idrees Sulieman
Bumpkins on George Wallington Showcase by George Wallington
Seven Up - Instrumental on Bobby Jaspar With George Wallington & Idrees Sulieman by Bobby Jaspar, George Wallington & Idrees Sulieman

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Jazz At Cafe Bohemia Vol. 1Sonny Rollins, Max Roach, George Wallington, Cannonball Adderley, Kenny Dorham2013Album
Here Comes Frank Foster / George Wallington ShowcaseFrank Foster, George Wallington1998Compil.
Jazz For The Carriage TradeGeorge Wallington1996Album
Live! At The Cafe Bohemia 1955George Wallington1996Album
The New York SceneGeorge Wallington1996Album
The Pleasure Of A Jazz InspirationGeorge Wallington1995Album
TriosGeorge Wallington, Jimmy Jones1992Compil.
The Symphony Of A Jazz PianoGeorge Wallington1986Album
VirtuosoGeorge Wallington1984Album
The Be-Bop Keyboard MastersGeorge Wallington / Al Haig / Duke Jordan / Wade Legge1980Compil.
Our DelightGeorge Wallington1980Compil.
The Modern Jazz Piano AlbumThe Bebop Boys / Lennie Tristano / George Wallington / Herbie Nichols / Dodo Marmarosa / Kenny Clarke Quintet1980Compil.
The Beginning And End Of BopJames Moody / George Wallington1969Compil.
The George Wallington TriosGeorge Wallington1968Compil.
Starring The Magic Artistry Of Erroll Garner / Also Starring George WallingtonErroll Garner / George Wallington1966Compil.
Count BasieCount Basie Orchestra Also Starring George Wallington1966Compil.
Starring The Magic Artistry Of Erroll Garner / Also Starring George WallingtonErroll Garner / George Wallington1966Compil.
Starring Nina Simone With George WallingtonNina Simone With George Wallington1964Album
Swingin' In SwedenJimmy Raney - George Wallington1958Album
Knight Music: George Wallington Plays 4 OriginalsGeorge Wallington1958Single
Modern Jazz Survey 1 / New York JazzGeorge Wallington, Phil Woods, Donald Byrd, Red Garland1957Album
Leonard Feather Presents BOPGeorge Wallington1957Album
Knight Music: George Wallington Plays 5 Originals And 6 StandardsGeorge Wallington1956Album
George Wallington With StringsGeorge Wallington And His Strings, George Wallington1954Album
George Wallington With The Swedish All StarsGeorge Wallington With The Swedish All Stars1953Single
George WallingtonGeorge WallingtonSingle
George WallingtonGeorge WallingtonAlbum
When We're AloneMatt Dennis, George WallingtonAlbum
George Wallington With Strings - Album # 1George WallingtonSingle
George Wallington With Strings - Album # 3George WallingtonSingle
In SwedenGeorge WallingtonSingle
George Wallington With Strings - Album #2George WallingtonSingle
George Wallington With Strings - Album # 4George WallingtonSingle
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