OSCAR PETTIFORD

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Oscar Pettiford (b. Okmulgee, Oklahoma, September 30, 1922; d. Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1960) was an American jazz bassist, cellist and composer known particularly for his pioneering work in bebop.

In 1942 he joined the Charlie Barnet band and in 1943 gained wider public attention after recording with Coleman Hawkins on his "The Man I Love." He also recorded with Earl Hines and Ben Webster around this time. He and Dizzy Gillespie led a bop group in 1944. in 1945 Pettiford went with Hawkins to California, where he appeared in The Crimson Canary, a mystery movie known for its jazz soundtrack. He then worked with Duke Ellington from 1945 to 1948 and for Woody Herman in 1949 before working mainly as a leader in the 1950s.

As a leader he inadvertently discovered Cannonball Adderley. After one of his musicians had tricked him into letting
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6 Classic Albums: New Sextet / Sextet / Modern Quintet / Basically Duke / In Hi-Fi / In Hi-Fi 26 Classic Albums: New Sextet / Sextet / Modern Quintet / Basically Duke / In Hi-Fi / In Hi-Fi 2
AVID 2016
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Bass HitsBass Hits
Pearl 1998
$8.95
$8.05 (used)
Classic Albums 1953-1960Classic Albums 1953-1960
Enlightenment 2015
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Volume 2Volume 2
Pure Pleasure 2013
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New York City 1955-1958New York City 1955-1958
Uptown Jazz 2017
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The New Oscar Pettiford SextetThe New Oscar Pettiford Sextet
Original Jazz Classics 1999
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OSCAR PETTIFORD Discography

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OSCAR PETTIFORD Oscar Pettiford album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oscar Pettiford
Bop 1954
OSCAR PETTIFORD A Memorable Session album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Memorable Session
Bop 1954
OSCAR PETTIFORD Oscar Pettiford Sextet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oscar Pettiford Sextet
Bop 1954
OSCAR PETTIFORD The New Oscar Pettiford Sextet (aka My Little Cello) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The New Oscar Pettiford Sextet (aka My Little Cello)
Bop 1954
OSCAR PETTIFORD Volume 2 (aka Bohemia After Dark) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Volume 2 (aka Bohemia After Dark)
Bop 1956
OSCAR PETTIFORD Basically Duke album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Basically Duke
Bop 1956
OSCAR PETTIFORD In Hi-Fi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Hi-Fi
Bop 1956
OSCAR PETTIFORD In Hi-Fi, Volume Two album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Hi-Fi, Volume Two
Bop 1958
OSCAR PETTIFORD The Oscar Pettiford Quartet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Oscar Pettiford Quartet
Bop 1958
OSCAR PETTIFORD Oscar Pettiford And His Jazz Groups : My Little Cello (aka Last Recordings By The Late Great Bassist aka Remember Oscar Pettiford) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oscar Pettiford And His Jazz Groups : My Little Cello (aka Last Recordings By The Late Great Bassist aka Remember Oscar Pettiford)
Bop 1960
OSCAR PETTIFORD Straight Ahead album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Straight Ahead
Bop 1970
OSCAR PETTIFORD Blue Brothers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Brothers
Bop 1973
OSCAR PETTIFORD The Legendary Oscar Pettiford (Featuring Attila Zoller) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Legendary Oscar Pettiford (Featuring Attila Zoller)
Bop 1975
OSCAR PETTIFORD The Oscar Pettiford Memorial Album album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Oscar Pettiford Memorial Album
Bop 1982
OSCAR PETTIFORD Discoveries album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Discoveries
Bop 1987
OSCAR PETTIFORD Vienna Blues: The Complete Session album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vienna Blues: The Complete Session
Bop 1988
OSCAR PETTIFORD Lost Tapes Baden-Baden 1958/1959 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lost Tapes Baden-Baden 1958/1959
Bop 2013
OSCAR PETTIFORD Oscar Pettiford & Jan Johansson: In Denmark 1959-1960 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oscar Pettiford & Jan Johansson: In Denmark 1959-1960
Bop 2016

OSCAR PETTIFORD EPs & splits

OSCAR PETTIFORD Oscar Pettiford & Red Mitchell : Jazz Mainstream album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oscar Pettiford & Red Mitchell : Jazz Mainstream
Bop 1955

OSCAR PETTIFORD live albums

OSCAR PETTIFORD Jazz Off The Air Vol.6 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Off The Air Vol.6
Bop 1982
OSCAR PETTIFORD Blues In My Mind / Live In Hamburg 1958 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues In My Mind / Live In Hamburg 1958
Bop 2015
OSCAR PETTIFORD We Get The Message album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
We Get The Message
Bop 2015

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OSCAR PETTIFORD Bass by Pettiford / Burke (aka Oscar Rides Again) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bass by Pettiford / Burke (aka Oscar Rides Again)
Bop 1957
OSCAR PETTIFORD Montmartre Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Montmartre Blues
Bop 1989
OSCAR PETTIFORD First Bass: Rare Recordings & Concert Dates, 1953 - 60 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
First Bass: Rare Recordings & Concert Dates, 1953 - 60
Bop 1995
OSCAR PETTIFORD Sextet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sextet
Bop 1996
OSCAR PETTIFORD Comp. Big Band Studio Recording album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Comp. Big Band Studio Recording
Big Band 2005
OSCAR PETTIFORD The Manhattan Jazz Septette album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Manhattan Jazz Septette
Bop 2006
OSCAR PETTIFORD New York City 1955-1958 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New York City 1955-1958
Bop 2017

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