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Oscar Pettiford

b, 1922-1960 US, Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Musician / Composer of Jazz

American jazz bassist. Born: September 30th, 1922, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA. Died: September 8th, 1960, Copenhagen, Denmark.

     
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Violoncello
  • Double bass
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Plays With
Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra
Boyd Raeburn And His Orchestra
Chiles & Pettiford
Coleman Hawkins All Star Band
Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra
Coleman Hawkins Quartet
Coleman Hawkins Septet
Coleman Hawkins Swing Four
DeLuxe All Star Band
Duke Ellington Alumni All Stars
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
Earl Hines Sextet
Eddie Bert Quintet
Esquire All Stars
George Wallington And His Band
George Wallington Trio
Jimmy Cleveland And His All Stars
Julius Watkins Sextet
Kenny Dorham Octet
Leo Parker Quartet
Leonard Feather All Stars
Leonard Feather's East Coast Stars
Lionel Hampton All Stars
Lionel Hampton Group
Mat Mathews Quintet
Nat Pierce Quintet
Oscar Pettiford & Friends
Oscar Pettiford & His All Stars
Oscar Pettiford And His Birdland Band
Oscar Pettiford And His Jazz Groups
Oscar Pettiford And His Scandinavians
Oscar Pettiford Octet
Oscar Pettiford Orchestra
Oscar Pettiford Sextet
Oscar Pettiford Trio
Oscar Pettiford's Quintet
Paul Quinichette Sextet
Quincy Jones' All Star Big Band
Ralph Sharon Sextet
Sam Most Sextet
Sonny Greer And His Rextet
Stan Getz Quartet
Teddy Charles Trio
The Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble
The Birdlanders
The Earl Hines Septet
The Eddie Bert Sextet
The Frank Wess Quintet
The Frank Wess Sextet
The Joe Puma Quartet
The Joe Puma Trio
The Manhattan Jazz Septette
The Miles Davis Quartet
The Miles Davis Sextet
The Nat Pierce Orchestra
The New Oscar Pettiford Sextet
The New York Jazz Quintet
The Oscar Pettiford Quartet
Woody Herman & The Second Herd
Woody Herman And His Orchestra
Jimmy Hamilton And His Orchestra
Kai Winding All Stars
The Coronets
Serge Chaloff And The Herd Men
The All Stars
All-Stars '44
Walter Thomas And His All Stars
Popular Tracks   
When the sun comes out on The Nearness Of You + You've Got A Date With The Blues by Helen Merrill
Rhumblues on Oscar Pettiford Sextet by Oscar Pettiford
Collard Greens and Black-Eye Peas (Alternate Take) (Remastered) on Portrait by Bud Powell
Just imagine on The Nearness Of You + You've Got A Date With The Blues by Helen Merrill
I Remember Clifford on Stunt Records Compilation 2017, Vol. 25 by Various Artists
Stardust on Oscar Pettiford Sextet by Oscar Pettiford
Tricrotism on Lucky Thompson Meets Oscar Pettiford by Various Artists
Caravan on All That Jazz, Vol. 66: Hackensack – Thelonius Monk & Friends Play Monk & Ellington by Thelonious Monk
It don't mean a thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) on All That Jazz, Vol. 66: Hackensack – Thelonius Monk & Friends Play Monk & Ellington by Thelonious Monk
The nearness of you on The Nearness Of You + You've Got A Date With The Blues by Helen Merrill

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
New York City 1955 - 1958Oscar Pettiford, Oscar Pettiford Nonet2017Album
All That Jazz, Vol. 66: Hackensack - Thelonious Monk And Friends Play Monk & EllingtonThelonious Monk Featuring Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke2016Album
In Denmark 1959 - 1960Oscar Pettiford & Jan Johansson Featuring Stan Getz2016Album
Complete Big Band Studio RecordingsOscar Pettiford2015Compil.
ScorpioOscar Pettiford2013Single
Germany 1958/1959Oscar Pettiford2013Album
Star Eyes: Live in Amsterdam 1958Lee Konitz, Zoot Sims, Phineas Newborn Jr., Red Garland, Oscar Pettiford2012Compil.
Oscar Rides AgainOscar Pettiford2008Compil.
Nonet & OctetOscar Pettiford2007Compil.
Lucky Thompson Meets Oscar PettifordLucky Thompson, Oscar Pettiford2006Compil.
Red Hot & Blue JazzDizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Pettiford, Hot Lips Page, Illinois Jacquet, Max Roach2000Single
Oscar PettifordOscar Pettiford1999Single
Everybody Boogie!Wynonie Harris With Illinois Jacquet, Jack McVea, Oscar Pettiford1996Compil.
First BassOscar Pettiford1995Compil.
The Best Of Oscar PettifordOscar Pettiford1995Album
Scandinavian DaysStan Getz Featuring Oscar Pettiford1991Compil.
Jazz Legacy Baden-Baden Sessions 1958-60Oscar Pettiford1990Album
Montmartre BluesOscar Pettiford1989Album
DiscoveriesOscar Pettiford1987Album
Oscar Rides AgainOscar Pettiford1986Compil.
Lucky Thomson Featuring Oscar PettifordLucky Thompson Featuring Oscar Pettiford1984Album
Oscar PettifordOscar Pettiford1983Compil.
The Oscar Pettiford Memorial AlbumOscar Pettiford1982Album
The Legendary Oscar PettifordOscar Pettiford Featuring Attila Zoller1976Album
The Legendary Oscar PettifordOscar Pettiford Featuring Attila Zoller1975Album
Blue BrothersOscar Pettiford1973Album
Last Recordings By The Late Great BassistOscar Pettiford1962Album
Blue BrosLouis Hjulmand & Allan Botschinsky Featuring Oscar Pettiford1961Album
The Essen Jazz Festival All StarsColeman Hawkins • Bud Powell • Oscar Pettiford • Kenny Clarke1960Album
Trio Vol. 2Louis Hjulmand, Oscar Pettiford, Jan Johansson1959Single
Trio! Vol. 1Louis Hjulmand, Oscar Pettiford, Jan Johansson1959Single
Vol. IILucky Thompson Featuring Oscar Pettiford1957Album
Jazz MainstreamOscar Pettiford / Red Mitchell1957Compil.
Oscalypso / Another OneOscar Pettiford1956Single
Volume 2Oscar Pettiford1956Album
Creed Taylor Presenta "Know Your Jazz N. 1"Billy Taylor - Oscar Pettiford - Kenny Clarke - Joe Roland1956Single
Gigi Gryce · Thelonious Monk · Percy Heath · Art Blakey · Horace Silver · Art Farmer · Kenny Clarke · Cecil Payne · Jimmy Cleveland · Oscar Pettiford · Julius WatkinsGigi Gryce · Thelonious Monk · Percy Heath · Art Blakey · Horace Silver · Art Farmer · Kenny Clarke · Cecil Payne · Jimmy Cleveland · Oscar Pettiford · Julius Watkins1955Album
Basically DukeOscar Pettiford1955Album
Oscar PettifordOscar Pettiford1954Album
Cello Again / Sonny BoyOscar Pettiford1952Album
Oscar Rides Again / Three Little WordsOscar Pettiford / Billy Taylor1952Album
Jazz Rhythm Records Music Minus One Alto Sax Vol 2Don Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke1951Album
Chickasaw / BobscotchRed Rodney, Earl Swope, Al Cohn, Serge Chaloff, Terry Gibbs, Barbara Carroll, Denzil Best, Oscar Pettiford1950Album
The Most' / Chasin' The BassRed Rodney, Earl Swope, Al Cohn, Serge Chaloff, Terry Gibbs, Barbara Carroll, Denzil Best, Oscar Pettiford1950Album
It's Only A Paper Moon / Soda PopMilt Page Trio Featuring Oscar Pettiford1945Album
All The Things You Are / Riding On 52nd StreetOscar Pettiford, Charlie Shavers1944Album
Oscar Pettiford And His Jazz All StarsOscar PettifordSingle
Sing Or PlayDon Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Mundell Lowe, Wilbur Ware, Bobby DonaldsonSingle
The Oscar Pettiford Memorial AlbumOscar PettifordCompil.
Sing Or PlayDon Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Mundell Lowe, Wilbur Ware, Bobby DonaldsonSingle
The Jazz SceneOscar PettifordSingle
Sing Or PlayDon Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Mundell Lowe, Wilbur Ware, Bobby DonaldsonSingle
The Metropolitan Opera House Jam Session Vol. 3 Jan. 26th 1944Louis Armstrong, Roy Eldridge, Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins, Red Norvo, Art Tatum, Jess Stacy, Teddy Wilson, Al Casey, Oscar Pettiford, Sid Weiss, Sidney Catlett, Morey Feld, Billie Holiday, Mildred BaileyCompil.
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
Habanera / Subway Inn / The Gentle Art Of Love / Canal Street BluesCozy Cole / Duke Jordan / Oscar Pettiford / John Lee HookerSingle
Sing Or PlayDon Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Mundell Lowe, Wilbur Ware, Bobby DonaldsonSingle
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