JOHN GOLDSBY

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Since 1994, John Goldsby has been a member of the Westdeutscher Rundfunk Big Band (also known as the WDR Big Band or the Cologne Radio Big Band). From 1980 to 1994, Goldsby lived in New York City and was a fixture on the jazz scene there. He continues to contribute to the art form as a bassist, bandleader, composer, teacher, clinician and author.

The son of a Baptist minister, John was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He played piano, guitar, and electric bass before taking up the double bass at age 18. His early musical experiences include work with hometown jazz greats Jimmy Raney, Helen Humes, and Jamey Aebersold. In 1979, John got a gig with the house trio at a jazz club in Louisville that brought in famous jazz soloists to play with the trio. For almost one year, John played with some of the legends of jazz including:
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JOHN GOLDSBY John Goldsby Quartet : Tale Of The Fingers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Goldsby Quartet : Tale Of The Fingers
Post Bop 1994
JOHN GOLDSBY Space For The Bass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Space For The Bass
Hard Bop 2009
JOHN GOLDSBY Viewpoint album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Viewpoint
Hard Bop 2014
JOHN GOLDSBY The John Goldsby Trio: Segment - Volume One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The John Goldsby Trio: Segment - Volume One
Post Bop 2020
JOHN GOLDSBY The John Goldsby Trio : Segment - Volume Two album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The John Goldsby Trio : Segment - Volume Two
Post Bop 2020
JOHN GOLDSBY The John Goldsby Trio : Segment - Volume Three album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The John Goldsby Trio : Segment - Volume Three
Post Bop 2020

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