LEROY VINNEGAR

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Leroy Vinnegar (July 13, 1928 – August 3, 1999) was an American jazz bassist. Born in Indianapolis, the self-taught Vinnegar established his reputation in Los Angeles during the 1950s and 1960s. His trademark was the rhythmic "walking" bass line, a steady series of ascending or descending notes, and it brought him the nickname "The Walker". Besides his jazz work, he also appeared on a number of soundtracks and pop albums, notably Van Morrison's 1972 album, Saint Dominic's Preview. He recorded extensively as both a leader and sideman. He came to public attention in the 1950s as a result of recording with Lee Konitz, André Previn, Stan Getz, Shorty Rogers, Chet Baker, Shelly Manne, Joe Castro and Serge Chaloff. He played bass on Previn and Manne's My Fair Lady album, one of the most successful jazz records ever produced. He also performed on another of jazz's biggest hit albums, Eddie Harris and Les read more...
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LEROY VINNEGAR Leroy Walks! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Leroy Walks!
Cool Jazz 1958
LEROY VINNEGAR Leroy Walks Again!! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Leroy Walks Again!!
Cool Jazz 1963
LEROY VINNEGAR Jazz's Great 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz's Great "Walker"
Cool Jazz 1964
LEROY VINNEGAR Glass of Water album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Glass of Water
Cool Jazz 1973
LEROY VINNEGAR The Kid album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
The Kid
Cool Jazz 1974
LEROY VINNEGAR Walkin' The Basses album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Walkin' The Basses
Cool Jazz 1993

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LEROY VINNEGAR Integrity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Integrity
Cool Jazz 1995
LEROY VINNEGAR The Boss Of The Walking Bass - A Tribute To Leroy Vinnegar album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Boss Of The Walking Bass - A Tribute To Leroy Vinnegar
Cool Jazz 2000

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