Gene Taylor (Bassist)

Gene Taylor (Bassist)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Calvin Eugene Taylor, professionally known as Gene Taylor (1929 - December 22, 2001), was an American jazz double bassist. He was born in Toledo, Ohio and began his career in Detroit, Michigan. Taylor worked with Horace Silver from 1958 until 1963. He then joined Blue Mitchell's quintet, with whom he recorded and performed until 1965. From 1966 until 1968, he toured and recorded with Nina Simone. Simone recorded the song "Why? (The King of Love is Dead)," which Taylor wrote following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.. Taylor began teaching music in New York public schools.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135830775
  • 9786135830774