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Walter Booker

b, 1933-2006 US, Prairie View, Texas
Musician of Jazz

Walter Booker (December 17, 1933 – November 24, 2006) was an American jazz musician. A native of Prairie View, Texas, Booker was a reliable bass player and an underrated stylist. His playing was marked by voice-like inflections, glissandos and tremolo techniques.

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Double bass
  • Guitar
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
The Shadow Of Your Smile on Jazz 'Round Midnight by Milt Jackson
Tears Of Joy on Jazz 'Round Midnight by Milt Jackson
Some Kinda Waltz on Jazz 'Round Midnight by Milt Jackson
Will You Still Be Mine? - Live at Caffe' Defilla on Massimo Faraò playing with the Jazz Masters, Vol. 1 by Massimo Faraò, Walter Booker & Jimmy Cobb
Winetone - Live at Vapore Jazz Club on Massimo Faraò playing with the Jazz Masters, Vol. 1 by Massimo Faraò, Walter Booker & Jimmy Cobb
Samba per Marta - Live at Vapore Jazz Club on Massimo Faraò playing with the Jazz Masters, Vol. 1 by Massimo Faraò, Walter Booker & Jimmy Cobb
This I Dig of You - Live at Vapore Jazz Club on Massimo Faraò playing with the Jazz Masters, Vol. 1 by Massimo Faraò, Walter Booker & Jimmy Cobb
For Marta - Live in Senigallia on Massimo Faraò playing with the Jazz Masters, Vol. 1 by Massimo Faraò, Walter Booker & Jimmy Cobb
I Love You - Live at Alpheus Jazz Club on Massimo Faraò playing with the Jazz Masters, Vol. 1 by Massimo Faraò, Walter Booker & Jimmy Cobb
I Love You - Live at Vapore Jazz Club on Massimo Faraò playing with the Jazz Masters, Vol. 1 by Massimo Faraò, Walter Booker & Jimmy Cobb

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Gentle RainJohn Hicks With Walter Booker And Louis Hayes1995Album
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