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John Webber

b, *1965 US
Musician of Jazz

American jazz bassist. Bassist John Webber was born in 1965 in St. Louis, Missouri. By age ten, having moved to Wheaton, Illinois, he was already playing electric bass and by fifteen he had added contra bass to his musical skills. While in high school he was already playing gigs in Chicago. John began college at Northern Illinois University, switching to Roosevelt University after a year. He soon began working with Van Freeman and made appearances at the Jazz Showcase with such jazz notables as Tommy Flanagan, Eddie Harris, James Moody and Ira Sullivan. In 1987 John moved to NYC and began performing with Bill Hardman and Junior Cook; he played on Juniors last record date 'You Leave Me Breathless.' His career has included long-running collaborations with Johnny Griffin, George Coleman, Eric Alexander and Jimmy Cobbs Mob as well as freelance work with Etta Jones, Horace Silver, Ryan Kisor, Lou Donaldson, Milt Jackson, Benny Greene, Barry Harris. Brad Mehidau and many, many others.

  • Bass
  • Bass guitar
  • Double bass
  • Jazz
  • Pop
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Kokayne on Bossaura by Kollegah
Moneyrain Empire 2.0 on Playermodus im Haterfokus by John Webber & JURI
Rihanna - Club Version on Rihanna by John Webber & Robbie Banks
Ginger + Comfort on Ginger + Comfort by Robbie Banks & John Webber
Rolling Stones on Von der Street in die Suite by John Webber & Robbie Banks
Ouvertüre on Von der Street in die Suite by John Webber & Robbie Banks
Yo Gotti on Yo Gotti by John Webber
Lenny K. on Mula Rules Everything by Robbie Banks & John Webber
Businessclass on Playermodus im Haterfokus by John Webber & JURI
Rihanna on Von der Street in die Suite by John Webber & Robbie Banks

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Do Not DisturbJohn Bunch Featuring Frank Vignola And John Webber2010Album
Live At SmallsJim Rotondi Quintet : Jim Rotondi, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, John Webber, Joe Farnsworth2010Album
Gentle BalladsEric Alexander With Mike LeDonne, John Webber, Joe Farnsworth2005Album
Mr. MagsJoe Magnarelli Quintet, Joe Magnarelli, Jim Snidero, David Hazeltine, John Webber, Tony Reedus2001Album
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