BILL O'CONNELL

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A veteran post-bop/Latin jazz/hard bop pianist from New York City, the Bill O'Connell profiled in this bio should not be confused with the swing/bop drummer who has led the Chicago Skyliners Big Band in the Windy City in the '90s and 2000s; nor should he be confused with rock manager Billy O'Connell, who is married to singer/songwriter Kristin Hersh (formerly of the alternative pop/rock group Throwing Muses). Pianist O'Connell has his share of Latin credentials; along the way, he has played with New York trumpeter Jerry Gonzalez's Fort Apache Band and crossed paths with flutist Dave Valentin, Argentinean tenor saxophonist Gato Barbieri, and the late Cuban percussion master Mongo Santamaria. But O'Connell has not played Latin jazz exclusively; the major non-Latin artists who have employed the pianist as a sideman over the years include, among others, tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins and the late trumpeter Chet Baker.

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BILL O'CONNELL Searching album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Searching
Latin Jazz 1978
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Love For Sale
Latin Jazz 1988
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Lost Voices
Latin Jazz 1993
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Black Sand
Latin Jazz 2001
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Latin Jazz Fantasy
Latin Jazz 2004
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Triple Play
Latin Jazz 2008
BILL O'CONNELL Rhapsody In Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rhapsody In Blue
Latin Jazz 2010
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Triple Play Plus Three
Latin Jazz 2011
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Zócalo
Latin Jazz 2013
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Imagine
Latin Jazz 2014
BILL O'CONNELL Bill O'Connell & The Latin Jazz All-stars : Heart Beat album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill O'Connell & The Latin Jazz All-stars : Heart Beat
Latin Jazz 2016
BILL O'CONNELL Bill O'Connell / Nico Catacchio / Alessandro Napolitano : The Three of Us album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill O'Connell / Nico Catacchio / Alessandro Napolitano : The Three of Us
Hard Bop 2017
BILL O'CONNELL Jazz Latin album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Jazz Latin
Latin Jazz 2018

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Monk’s Cha Cha
Post Bop 2017

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