p, 1934-1963 US, Huntington, West Virginia
Musician of Jazz
Wade Legge (February 4, 1934, Huntington, West Virginia – August 15, 1963, Buffalo, New York) was an American jazz pianist and bassist.Legge played more bass than piano in his early years, and it was with the bass that he was first noticed by Milt Jackson, who recommended him to Dizzy Gillespie. Gillespie hired him and shortly thereafter moved him to piano; he remained a member of Gillespie's ensemble until 1954, and during that time recorded a date in France as a trio session leader.
|The Be-Bop Keyboard Masters||George Wallington / Al Haig / Duke Jordan / Wade Legge||1980||Compil.|
|Wade Legge Trio Jazz|