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Birth name  Eugene Joseph Wright
Instruments  Double bass
Occupation(s)  Bassist
Role  Bassist
Genres  Jazz
Name  Eugene Wright
Also known as  The Senator
Years active  1943–present

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Born  May 29, 1923 (age 92) Chicago, Illinois (1923-05-29)
Movies  Jazz Icons: Dave Brubeck: Live in '64 & '66
Albums  Time Out, Time Further Out, Countdown—Time in Outer Space, Time Changes, Jazz Impressions of Japan

Music group  The Dave Brubeck Quartet

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Eugene Joseph Wright (born May 29, 1923), nicknamed The Senator, is an American jazz bassist, best known for his work as a member of The Dave Brubeck Quartet, in particular on the group's most famous album, Time Out (1959), with pianist Brubeck, drummer Joe Morello and alto saxophonist Paul Desmond.

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Wright had played with the Lonnie Simmons group, and led his own band, the Dukes of Swing, but his big break came when he was recruited by Dave Brubeck. He had a very solid, Kansas-city style, theoretically at odds with, but in practice an important component of, Brubeck's cool, mannered jazz.

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In addition to Brubeck, Wright has played with many jazz stars, including Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Billie Holiday, Carmen McRae, Buddy DeFranco, Cal Tjader, Kai Winding, Karen Hernandez, Sonny Stitt, Gene Ammons, Dottie Dodgion, Lee Shaw, Dorothy Donegan, and Monty Alexander.

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Basically Wright is a book of his compositions for bass published by Hansen.

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With the death of his bandleader Dave Brubeck on December 5th 2012, Wright is the only living member of the classic quartet.

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Discography

Solo: "The Wright Groove" (Philips New Zealand,1962)Bass Solos Over The Years - Written By Eugene Wright With Laurie Lewis, Lew Campbell & Don Branch

With Gene Ammons

  • All Star Sessions (Prestige, 1950-55 [1956])
  • With Dave Brubeck

  • Time Out (1959)
  • Brubeck and Rushing (1960)
  • Anything Goes: The Music of Cole Porter (1966)
  • Jackpot! (1966 [1968])
  • With Buddy Collette

  • Man of Many Parts (Contemporary, 1956)
  • Everybody's Buddy (Challenge, 1957)
  • With Paul Desmond

  • Take Ten (RCA Victor, 1963)
  • Bossa Antigua (RCA Victor, 1964)
  • Glad To Be Unhappy (RCA Victor, 1964)
  • Easy Living (RCA Victor, 1963-65 [1966])
  • With Kenny Drew

  • Kenny Drew and His Progressive Piano (Norgran, 1953–54)
  • With Sonny Stitt

  • Kaleidoscope (Prestige, 1950-51 [1957])
  • Stitt's Bits (Prestige, 1950 [1958])
  • References

    Eugene Wright Wikipedia


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