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Peter Washington

b, *1964 US, Los Angeles
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Peter Mark Washington

Peter Washington (born in Los Angeles on August 28, 1964) is a jazz double bassist. He initially played classical bass and played with the Westchester Community Symphony at the age of 14. Later he worked with electric bass and in rock bands. He went on to study English at the University of California, Berkeley. At Berkeley he became interested in jazz and began freelancing in the San Francisco Bay area. In 1986 he joined the Jazz Messengers and moved to New York City. Since then he has worked in the Tommy Flanagan trio and for Bill Charlap, and was a founding member of the collective hard bop sextet One for All. Additionally he can be heard on Eastwood After Hours and on pianist Jon Weber's album Simple Complex.

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Bass guitar
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
I'll Only Miss Her on Close To You by David Hazeltine, Peter Washington & Joe Farnsworth
You Don't Know What Love Is on Close To You by David Hazeltine, Peter Washington & Joe Farnsworth
Old Folks on Perambulation by David Hazeltine, Peter Washington & Joe Farnsworth
Pure Imagination on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
It's So Peaceful In The Country on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
The Best Thing For You Would Be Me on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
Roundabout on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
Minor Adjustment on Close To You by David Hazeltine, Peter Washington & Joe Farnsworth
Put On A Happy Face on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
Nobody's Heart on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
FrescalaltoLee Konitz, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington2017Album
Brothers Under The SunSteve Nelson, Danny Grissett, Peter Washington, Lewis Nash2017Album
The Bones Of ArtSteve Turre, Steve Davis, Robin Eubanks, Frank Lacy, Xavier Davis, Peter Washington, Willie Jones III2013Album
I'm Old FashionedBill Charlap With Peter Bernstein And Peter Washington2010Album
Back In New YorkScott Hamilton With Bill Charlap, Kenny Washington & Peter Washington2005Album
The Classic TrioDavid Hazeltine, Peter Washington, Louis Hayes1996Album
Tribute To Lee MorganEddie Henderson, Billy Higgins, Joe Lovano, Cedar Walton, Peter Washington, Grover Washington, Jr.1995Album
ReflectionsCharles Davis, Barry Harris, Peter Washington, Ben Riley1990Album
Live At MezzrowTardo Hammer & Peter WashingtonAlbum
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