WALTER BISHOP JR

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Walter Bishop, Jr. (April 10, 1927 – January 24, 1998) was an American bop and hard bop jazz pianist. He was the son of composer Walter Bishop, Sr.. In high school his friends included Kenny Drew, Sonny Rollins, and Art Taylor. He began his musical career after World War II, and played and recorded with Art Blakey, Charlie Parker, Oscar Pettiford, Kai Winding, Miles Davis, Jackie McLean, Curtis Fuller, Terry Gibbs, Clark Terry, Blue Mitchell, and Supersax. In the early 1960s he also led his own trio with Jimmy Garrison and G. T. Hogan. He continued performing into the 1990s. After studying at The Juilliard School with Hall Overton in the late 1960s, he taught music theory at colleges in Los Angeles in the 1970s. In 1983 he began teaching at The Hartt School of the University of Hartford. He also wrote a book, A Study in Fourths, about jazz improvisation based read more...
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WALTER BISHOP JR Speak Low (aka Milestones) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Speak Low (aka Milestones)
Bop 1961
WALTER BISHOP JR Summertime album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Summertime
Bop 1965
WALTER BISHOP JR The Walter Bishop Trio with Butch Warren and Jimmy Cobb album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Walter Bishop Trio with Butch Warren and Jimmy Cobb
Bop 1970
WALTER BISHOP JR Coral Keys album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coral Keys
Hard Bop 1971
WALTER BISHOP JR Keeper Of My Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Keeper Of My Soul
Soul Jazz 1973
WALTER BISHOP JR Valley Land album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Valley Land
Soul Jazz 1976
WALTER BISHOP JR Old Folks album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Old Folks
Hard Bop 1976
WALTER BISHOP JR Soul Village album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Village
Soul Jazz 1977
WALTER BISHOP JR Soliloquy (aka  Solo) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soliloquy (aka Solo)
Soul Jazz 1977
WALTER BISHOP JR Bish Bash album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bish Bash
Soul Jazz 1977
WALTER BISHOP JR Cubicle album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cubicle
Soul Jazz 1978
WALTER BISHOP JR Hot House album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hot House
Hard Bop 1979
WALTER BISHOP JR Just in Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Just in Time
Hard Bop 1989
WALTER BISHOP JR Ode to Bird album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ode to Bird
Bop 1990
WALTER BISHOP JR Midnight Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Midnight Blue
Hard Bop 1993
WALTER BISHOP JR What's New album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
What's New
Hard Bop 1994
WALTER BISHOP JR Speak Low Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Speak Low Again
Hard Bop 1997
WALTER BISHOP JR Ornithology album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ornithology
Hard Bop 2011

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WALTER BISHOP JR Live In Paris album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Paris
Hard Bop 1989
WALTER BISHOP JR Yesterdays (aka Live In Tokyo) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yesterdays (aka Live In Tokyo)
Hard Bop 2001

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