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Jimmy Woode

b, 1926-2005 US, Philadelphia
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. James Bryant Woode

American jazz bassist. Born September 23, 1928 in Philadelphia; died April 22/23, 2005 in Lindenwold, New Jersey. He played trombone in the band led by his father Jimmy Woode Sr., piano in churches and sang in vocal ensembles before 1945. He mainly played bass after World War II with – among others – Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie and Sarah Vaughan. He played with Duke Ellington from 1955 to 1959, who referred to him as a musician with team spirit.

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Electric piano
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Young One for Debra on It's Nice to Be with You: Jim Hall in Berlin by Jim Hall, Jimmy Woode & Daniel Humair
It's Nice to Be with You on It's Nice to Be with You: Jim Hall in Berlin by Jim Hall, Jimmy Woode & Daniel Humair
In a Sentimental Mood on It's Nice to Be with You: Jim Hall in Berlin by Jim Hall, Jimmy Woode & Daniel Humair
Blue Joe on It's Nice to Be with You: Jim Hall in Berlin by Jim Hall, Jimmy Woode & Daniel Humair
Up, up and Away on It's Nice to Be with You: Jim Hall in Berlin by Jim Hall, Jimmy Woode & Daniel Humair
Body and Soul on It's Nice to Be with You: Jim Hall in Berlin by Jim Hall, Jimmy Woode & Daniel Humair
My Funny Valentine on It's Nice to Be with You: Jim Hall in Berlin by Jim Hall, Jimmy Woode & Daniel Humair
Romaine on It's Nice to Be with You: Jim Hall in Berlin by Jim Hall, Jimmy Woode & Daniel Humair
Blues Medley with the Mumbles Man on One Special Night by Clark Terry
The Lamp Is Low on One Special Night by Clark Terry

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The World Of Duke Ellington Vol.1WDR Big Band Köln Conducted By Jerry Van Rooyen Featuring Freda Payne, Milt Grayson, Jimmy Woode, Grady Tate2008Album
"Cookin'" Complete 1956-1957 SessionsPaul Gonsalves Featuring Clark Terry And Jimmy Woode2007Compil.
My Kind Of WorldStephan Abel & Jimmy Woode2005Album
LiveGustav Csik Trio Featuring Jimmy Woode, Ed Thigpen1986Album
Dorothy Donegan LiveDorothy Donegan Feat. Jimmy Woode, Ed Thigpen1981Album
Jazz Live At "Jazz Bei Freddy"Fritz Pauer, Leo Wright, Jimmy Woode, Tony Inzelaco1977Album
Power By Pauer, Live At The DomicileFritz Pauer, Jimmy Woode, Erich Bachträgel1974Album
Power By Pauer, Live At The DomicileFritz Pauer, Jimmy Woode, Erich Bachträgel1974Album
A Doodlin' Song / Vi Blir Ändå SläktBibi Johns + Jimmy Woode1963Single
The Colorful Strings Of Jimmy WoodeJimmy Woode1958Album
Sidney Bechet At StoryvilleSidney Bechet, Vic Dickenson, George Wein, Jimmy Woode, Buzzy Drootin1954Album
George Wein presents Jazz At Storyville Vol.1Sidney Bechet, Vic Dickenson, Buzzy Drootin, George Wein, Jimmy Woode1953Album
LiveThe Uptown Swing All Stars, Roy Eldridge, Illinois Jacquet, Milt Buckner, Jimmy Woode, Jo JonesAlbum
Newport Jazz Festival 3 July 1958/ Paris Jazz Festival 3 November 1965Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart, Tyree Glenn, Hilton Jefferson, Ben Webster, Billy Strayhorn, Oscar Pettiford, Sonny Greer, Roy Eldridge, Stuff Smith, Don Byas, Earl Hines, Jimmy Woode, Kenny ClarkeAlbum
A Night At The PopcornMilt Buckner . Gérard Badini . Jimmy Woode . Panama Francis . Sam WoodyardAlbum
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