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Joe Benjamin

b, 1919-1974 US, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Joseph Rupert Benjamin

Joseph Rupert "Joe" Benjamin (November 4, 1919 – January 26, 1974) was an American jazz bassist.Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Benjamin played with numerous high-profile jazz musicians in a variety of idioms. Early in his career he played in the big bands of Artie Shaw, Fletcher Henderson, Sy Oliver, and Duke Ellington.Later credits include work with Roland Kirk, Hank Garland, Dave Brubeck, Marian McPartland, Louis Armstrong (in his later years), Mal Waldron, Jo Jones, Gary Burton, Sarah Vaughan, Roy Haynes, Art Taylor, and Brother Jack McDuff.

  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Guitar
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Go Be Yourself on Go Be Yourself by Joe Benjamin
Fanfare on Go Be Yourself by Joe Benjamin

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Sassy - 1950-1954Sarah Vaughan Featuring Clifford Brown, Paul Quinichette, Herbie Mann, Miles Davis, Budd Johnson, Jimmy Jones, Joe Benjamin, Roy Haynes1993Compil.
The Same Old Song And DanceJoe Benjamin1970Single
Jimmy Jones' Trio Feat. Roy Haynes & Joe BenjaminJimmy Jones Trio, Roy Haynes, Joe BenjaminSingle
Bright FlightRonnell Bright With Joe Benjamin, Bill ClarkAlbum
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