PAUL CHAMBERS

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Born Paul Laurence Dunbar Chambers, Jr. April 22, 1935, in Pittsburgh, PA; died January 4, 1969, in New York, NY; son of Paul Laurence Chambers and Ann Dunbar; children: Renee, Eric.

Upon winning Down Beat magazine's 1956 "New Star Award," jazz bassist Paul Chambers entered the national spotlight as one of the finest young talents of the hard bop jazz scene. Best known for his eight-year tenure with Miles Davis, Chambers appeared as a guest recording artist with numerous musicians, including the debut albums of John Coltrane, Kenny Burrell, and Cannonball Adderly. His bass bow style was largely responsible for carrying forth the bowing approach pioneered by Jimmy Blanton, an early bassist with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, and reintroducing the arco or bowed style as a featured technique in the modern jazz idiom.

Paul Laurence Dunbar Chambers, Jr. was born on April 22, 1935, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. While attending the Pittsburgh school
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PAUL CHAMBERS Chambers' Music: A Jazz Delegation From The East album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chambers' Music: A Jazz Delegation From The East
Hard Bop 1956
PAUL CHAMBERS Paul Chambers Quintet album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Paul Chambers Quintet
Hard Bop 1957
PAUL CHAMBERS Bass on Top album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Bass on Top
Hard Bop 1957
PAUL CHAMBERS Whims of Chambers album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Whims of Chambers
Hard Bop 1957
PAUL CHAMBERS Go album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Go
Hard Bop 1959
PAUL CHAMBERS Motor City Scene (with Tommy Flanagan) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Motor City Scene (with Tommy Flanagan)
Hard Bop 1959
PAUL CHAMBERS 1st Bassman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1st Bassman
Hard Bop 1960
PAUL CHAMBERS Paul Chambers & Philly Joe Jones : Gettin' Together album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paul Chambers & Philly Joe Jones : Gettin' Together
Hard Bop 1981
PAUL CHAMBERS Ease It (with Julian 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ease It (with Julian "Cannonball" Adderley)
Hard Bop 1984

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PAUL CHAMBERS Paul Chambers & John Coltrane : High Step album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paul Chambers & John Coltrane : High Step
Hard Bop 1975
PAUL CHAMBERS The Complete Vee Jay Paul Chambers-Wynton Kelly Sessions 1959-61 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Vee Jay Paul Chambers-Wynton Kelly Sessions 1959-61
Hard Bop 2000
PAUL CHAMBERS Paul Chambers / Wynton Kelly : Go... / Kelly At Midnite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paul Chambers / Wynton Kelly : Go... / Kelly At Midnite
Hard Bop 2000
PAUL CHAMBERS Mosaic Select 5: Paul Chambers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mosaic Select 5: Paul Chambers
Hard Bop 2003
PAUL CHAMBERS Paul Chambers, Tommy Flanagan - Motor City Scene: Complete Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paul Chambers, Tommy Flanagan - Motor City Scene: Complete Recordings
Hard Bop 2011
PAUL CHAMBERS Complete Albums Collection: 1956-1960 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete Albums Collection: 1956-1960
Hard Bop 2016

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