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Scott LaFaro

b, 1936-1961 US, Newark, New Jersey
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Rocco Scott LaFaro

American jazz double bassist. Played with : Buddy Morrow (1955-'56), Chet Baker (1956-'57), Ira Sullivan, Barney Kessel, Cal Tjader, Benny Goodman, Bill Evans (Trio), Ornette Coleman, Stan Getz. Perhaps, after Oscar Pettiford can be considered one of the best bassists in jazz after World War II, altough his career was short, interrupted due to an automobile accident. Born : April 03, 1936 in Newark, New Jersey. Died : July 06, 1961 in Flint (U.S. 20, Canandaigua-Geneva), New York.

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Double bass
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Blue In Green (Take 3) on Portrait In Jazz [Keepnews Collection] by Bill Evans
Autumn Leaves on Portrait In Jazz [Keepnews Collection] by Bill Evans
Spring Is Here on Portrait In Jazz [Keepnews Collection] by Bill Evans
When I Fall In Love on Portrait In Jazz [Keepnews Collection] by Bill Evans
Someday My Prince Will Come on Portrait In Jazz [Keepnews Collection] by Bill Evans
Come Rain Or Come Shine (Take 5) on Portrait In Jazz [Keepnews Collection] by Bill Evans
Witch Craft on Portrait In Jazz [Keepnews Collection] by Bill Evans
Blue In Green (Take 2) on Portrait In Jazz [Keepnews Collection] by Bill Evans
What Is This Thing Called Love on Portrait In Jazz [Keepnews Collection] by Bill Evans
Peri's Scope on Portrait In Jazz [Keepnews Collection] by Bill Evans

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Deep In A Dream - Scott LaFaro Live in 1958Scott LaFaro2012Album
Pieces Of JadeScott LaFaro2009Album
1960Steve Kuhn, Scott LaFaro, Pete La Roca2005Album
Memories For ScottyDon Friedman with Scott LaFaro2004Compil.
The Alchemy Of Scott LaFaroScott LaFaro1995Compil.
West Coast Days - Live At The LighthouseJoe Gordon & Scott LaFaro1992Compil.
Kamuca · Feldman · Tjader Featuring Scott LaFaroRichie Kamuca / Victor Feldman / Cal Tjader Featuring Scott LaFaro1991Album
Memories For ScottyDon Friedman With Scott LaFaro1988Album
Sung HeroesTony Scott Featuring: Bill Evans / Scott LaFaro / Paul Motian1986Album
Stan Getz Special - Vol. 1Stan Getz In Quartet Feat. Scott LaFaro / Roy Haynes1982Compil.
Sunday At The Village VanguardThe Bill Evans Trio Featuring Scott LaFaro1961Album
Waltz For DebbyThe Bill Evans Trio With Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian1961Album
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