Johnny Pate

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John W. "Johnny" Pate (born December 5, 1923, Chicago Heights, Illinois) is a former jazz bassist who later became a music arranger/producer, and a leading figure in Chicago soul as well as pop/R&B music.

Pate learned to play piano and tuba as a child, and later picked up the bass and learned arranging while serving in the Army.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1970 Outrageous 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title RatingReleases
1973 Brother on the Run 1
1973 Shaft in Africa 1

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Year Title RatingReleases
1958 Stroll Some More / Revival 1

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