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Wendell Marshall

b, 1920-2002 US, St. Louis
Musician of Jazz

Wendell Marshall (October 24, 1920, St. Louis, Missouri – February 6, 2002, St. Louis) was an American jazz double-bassist.Marshall was Jimmy Blanton's cousin. He studied at Lincoln University, then served in the Army during World War II. Following his discharge, he played with Stuff Smith, then relocated to New York City, where he began playing with Mercer Ellington. From 1948 to 1955 he played with Duke Ellington.

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Acoustic guitar
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Tenderly on Ellington, Duke: Duke Ellington - The Forum, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada by Duke Ellington
The Mooche on Ellington, Duke: Duke Ellington - The Forum, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada by Duke Ellington
Take the A Train on Ellington, Duke: Duke Ellington - The Forum, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada by Duke Ellington
How High The Moon: How high the Moon on Ellington, Duke: Duke Ellington - The Forum, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada by Duke Ellington
Don't Get Around Much Anymore - In a Sentimental Mood - Mood Indigo - I'm Beginning to See the Light - Sophisticated Lady - Caravan - It Don't Mean A Thing - Solitude - C-Jam Blues - I Let A Song Go … on Ellington, Duke: Duke Ellington - The Forum, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada by Duke Ellington
It's Alright with Me on East Coast Jazz, Vol. 7 by J.J. Johnson-Kai Winding Quintet
Perdido on Ellington, Duke: Duke Ellington - The Forum, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada by Duke Ellington
Thou Swell on East Coast Jazz, Vol. 7 by J.J. Johnson-Kai Winding Quintet
Satin Doll on Ellington, Duke: Duke Ellington - The Forum, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada by Duke Ellington
Caravan on Ellington, Duke: Duke Ellington - The Forum, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada by Duke Ellington

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Ellington Pettiford StrayhornDuke Ellington, The Oscar Pettiford Quartet, Billy Strayhorn, Wendell Marshall2005Album
Sittin' InStan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, Paul Gonsalves, Wynton Kelly, J.C. Heard, Wendell Marshall1958Album
A Night At The Five SpotCecil Payne, Phil Woods, Frank Socolow, Wendell Marshall, Art Taylor, Duke Jordan1957Album
The Jazz Message OfDonald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Doug Watkins, Ronnie Ball, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke1956Single
The TrioThe Trio Featuring Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall And Kenny Clarke1956Album
The Trio With GuestsThe Trio Featuring Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall And Kenny Clarke1956Album
The Jazz Message OfDonald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Doug Watkins, Ronnie Ball, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke1956Album
Basses Loaded!Milt Hinton / Wendell Marshall / Wyatt Ruther1955Single
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