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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.

     
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Guitar
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
If I Knew Then (What I Know Now) on Milestones of a Jazz Legend - Sarah Vaughan, Vol. 4 by Sarah Vaughan
Prelude to a Kiss on Milestones of a Jazz Legend - Sarah Vaughan, Vol. 4 by Sarah Vaughan
Shulie a Bop on Milestones of a Jazz Legend - Sarah Vaughan, Vol. 4 by Sarah Vaughan
It's a Most Unusual Day on Jazz for Lovers, Vol. 6 by Beverly Kenney & Richie Kamuca
You Hit the Spot on Milestones of a Jazz Legend - Sarah Vaughan, Vol. 4 by Sarah Vaughan
It's Magic on Jazz for Lovers, Vol. 6 by Beverly Kenney & Richie Kamuca
A Woman's Intuition on Jazz for Lovers, Vol. 6 by Beverly Kenney & Richie Kamuca
Do It Again on Jazz for Lovers, Vol. 6 by Beverly Kenney & Richie Kamuca
Life Can Be Beautiful on Jazz for Lovers, Vol. 6 by Beverly Kenney & Richie Kamuca
A Summer Romance on Jazz for Lovers, Vol. 6 by Beverly Kenney & Richie Kamuca

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Band Members
Discography
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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