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Wilbur Ware

b, 1923-1979 US, Chicago
Musician of Jazz

Wilbur Bernard Ware (September 8, 1923 – September 9, 1979) was an American jazz double-bassist known for his creative use of time and space, his angular, unorthodox solo technique and a distinctive percussive sound. He was a staff bassist at Riverside Records in the 1950s, playing on many of the label's sessions, including LPs with such widely diverse stylists as J.R. Monterose, Toots Thielemans, Tina Brooks, Zoot Sims, and Grant Green.

        
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
What Is A Man? on Pal Joey by Kenny Drew Trio
Do It The Hard Way on Pal Joey by Kenny Drew Trio
The Lady Is A Tramp on Pal Joey by Kenny Drew Trio
Mod House on Wilbur Ware Super Bass by Wilbur Ware
Wilbur's Red Cross on Wilbur Ware Super Bass by Wilbur Ware
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered on Pal Joey by Kenny Drew Trio
By Myself on Wilbur Ware Super Bass by Wilbur Ware
Happy Hunting Horn on Pal Joey by Kenny Drew Trio
Mod House (Alternate) on Wilbur Ware Super Bass by Wilbur Ware
A Real Nice Lady on Wilbur Ware Super Bass by Wilbur Ware

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
The Chicago SoundJohnny Griffin And Wilbur Ware Featuring Junior Mance & John Jenkins2009Compil.
Cruisin' The Rhythm SectionsWynton Kelly, Wilbur Ware, "Philly" Joe Jones, Paul Chambers With Clark Terry & Ernie Henry1960Compil.
Sing Or PlayDon Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Mundell Lowe, Wilbur Ware, Bobby DonaldsonSingle
Sing Or PlayDon Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Mundell Lowe, Wilbur Ware, Bobby DonaldsonSingle
Fun With Drumsticks - Jazz Band Music Minus One DrummerUrbie Green, Wilbur Ware, Hank Jones, Bob Wilber, Phil Woods, George Dorsey, Jimmy NottinghamAlbum
Jazz Rhythm Records - Music Minus One Guitar (Volume 3)Don Abney - Mundell Lowe - Wilbur Ware - Bobby DonaldsonAlbum
Sing Or PlayDon Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Mundell Lowe, Wilbur Ware, Bobby DonaldsonSingle
Sing Or PlayDon Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Mundell Lowe, Wilbur Ware, Bobby DonaldsonSingle
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