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Pops Foster

Band, US
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. George Pops Foster = George Murphy Foster

American jazz bassist, trumpet and tuba player. Played with : Fate Marable, Kid Ory, Charlie Creath, Luis Russell, Art Hodes, Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet, Bob Wilber, Sammy Price, Earl Hines, Elmer Snowden Born : May 18, 1892 in Plantation McCall near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Died : October 30, 1969 in San Francisco, California.

     
Members
PortraitMinor Hall
dr 1897-1959 US
PortraitDarnell Howard
cl 1895-1966 US
PortraitArt Hodes
p 1904-1993 UA
Popular Tracks   
That's a Plenty on Jammin' at Rudi's by Various Artists
See See Rider on Jammin' at Rudi's by Various Artists
Panama - Previously Unissued on Jammin' at Rudi's by Various Artists
Rampart Street Boogie on "This Is Jazz" The Historic Broadcasts, Vol. 4 by Various Artists
High Society on Jammin' at Rudi's by Various Artists
Dusty Bottom Blues on "This Is Jazz" The Historic Broadcasts, Vol. 2 by Various Artists
Chocolate Bar on "This Is Jazz" The Historic Broadcasts, Vol. 4 by Various Artists

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
George "Pops" Foster With Art HodesPops Foster, Art Hodes1999Album
Jamming At Rudi'sDanny Barker, Eubie Blake, Dave Burley, Pops Foster, Tyree Glenn, Sonny Greer, Conrad Janis, John Jeffrey, Kenny Kersey, Freddie Moore, Hot Lips Page, Walter Page, Burney Peacock, Paul Quinichette, Tom Sharpsteen, R. C. H. Smith, Ralph Sutton, Bob Wilber1996Compil.
Striding In Dixieland - Annotated By David A JasenFats Waller And His Big Band Featuring Louis Armstrong And Jack Teagarden / James P. Johnson Trio With Omer Simeon And Pops Foster1981Compil.
Hodes' ArtArt Hodes With Raymond Burke - Pops Foster - Truck Parham - Barrett Deems - Volly De Faut - George Brunies - Nap Trottier1975Album
Luis Russell And His Orchestra Featuring J.C. Higginbotham / Henry Allen / Bill Coleman / Pops FosterLuis Russell And His Orchestra Featuring J.C. Higginbotham / Henry "Red" Allen / Bill Coleman / Pops Foster1973Compil.
Luis RussellLuis Russell Featuring Bill Coleman, Henry "Red" Allen, Kid Ory, J.C. Higginbotham, Albert Nicholas, Pops Foster1973Compil.
Jazz At Town Hall Volume 1Sidney Bechet, Baby Dodds, James Price Johnson, Pops Foster, Johnny WIndhurst, Mezz Mezzrow, Vernon Brown, Art Hodes, George Wettling, Pee Wee Russell, Muggsy Spanier, Miff Mole1965Album
Man Here Plays Fine Piano!Don Ewell With Darnell Howard, Pops Foster & Minor Hall1961Album
Man Here Plays Fine Piano!Don Ewell With Darnell Howard, Pops Foster & Minor Hall1961Album
Man Here Plays Fine Piano!Don Ewell With Darnell Howard, Pops Foster & Minor Hall1961Album
Jazz Of The Forties: Volume OneSidney Bechet, Vernon Brown, Baby Dodds, Pops Foster, Art Hodes, James Price Johnson, Mezz Mezzrow, Miff Mole, Pee Wee Russell, Muggsy Spanier, George Wettling, Johnny WIndhurst1960Album
Carnival For ThreeJames Price Johnson, Omer Simeon, Pops Foster1956Single
Jazz DancePee Wee Russell, Pops Foster, Jimmy McPartland, Jimmy Archey, Willie "The Lion" Smith, George Wettling1954Album
Jazz DancePee Wee Russell, Pops Foster, Jimmy McPartland, Jimmy Archey, Willie "The Lion" Smith, George Wettling1954Single
Jamming At Rudi's, No. 1Conrad Janis, Bob Wilber, Dick Smith, Tom Sharpsteen, Pops Foster, Eubie Blake, Danny Barker, John Jeffrey, Freddie Moore1951Album
The New Orleans All StarsAlvin Alcorn, Jimmy Archey, Darnell Howard, Alton Purnell, Pops Foster, Josiah "Cie" FrazierAlbum
Big EightPops FosterSingle
Jazz DancePee Wee Russell, Pops Foster, Jimmy McPartland, Jimmy Archey, Willie "The Lion" Smith, George C. WetttlingAlbum
South Side Shake / Dusty BottomDan Burley And His Skiffle Boys / Dan Burley & Pops FosterAlbum
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