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Mickey Tucker

p, *1941 US, Durham, North Carolina
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Michael B. Tucker

Mickey Tucker (b. April 28, 1941, Durham, North Carolina) is an American jazz pianist and organist currently living in Melbourne, Australia.Tucker began on piano at age six, and played in church when young. He did studio work in the 1960s with R&B musicians such as Little Anthony & the Imperials and Damita Jo; he accompanied comedian Timmy Rogers. He switched to jazz music late in the 1960s, and in the late '60s and '70s played with Bill Hardman, Junior Cook, James Moody, Frank Foster, Roland Kirk, Eric Kloss, Thad Jones and Mel Lewis, Roy Brooks, Eddie Jefferson, Billy Harper, Philly Joe Jones, George Benson, Willis Jackson and Final Edition. He played with and directed Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers in Europe in the mid-1970s.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Harpsichord
  • Clavinet
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Blue Bossa (Live) on Live at the Casa Caribe Vol. 1 by George Benson
Nica's dream on Blues In Five Dimentions by Mickey Tucker
Tres cicli, 2. Movement on Getting There by Mickey Tucker
Grand ma, petite ma on Blues In Five Dimentions by Mickey Tucker
Coltrane suite: Resolution on Getting There by Mickey Tucker
Bushman on Blues In Five Dimentions by Mickey Tucker
Cloud Seven on Hang in There by Mickey Tucker
Happy on Hang in There by Mickey Tucker
Lil Darlin' (Live) on Live at the Casa Caribe Vol. 2 by George Benson
Synapse II on Blues In Five Dimentions by Mickey Tucker

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Gettin' There - Solo PianoMickey Tucker1995Album
Sweet Lotus LipsMickey Tucker1989Compil.
Jazz On A Sunday Afternoon Vol. IIIGeorge Benson, George Duvivier, Al Harewood, Mickey Tucker1982Album
Jazz On A Sunday Afternoon Vol. IGeorge Benson, George Duvivier, Al Harewood, Mickey Tucker1981Album
Jazz On A Sunday Afternoon Vol. IIGeorge Benson, George Duvivier, Al Harewood, Mickey Tucker1981Album
The CrawlMickey Tucker1980Album
Theme For A Woogie-BoogieMickey Tucker1979Album
Mister MysteriousMickey Tucker1979Album
DoubletMickey Tucker1977Album
DoubletMickey Tucker1977Album
SoJournMickey Tucker1977Album
TriplicityMickey Tucker1975Album
Hi-Heel Sneakers / I (Who Have Nothing)Mickey Tucker1964Single
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To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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