Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist)

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A gifted double bass player, Mr Paul Laurence Dunbar Chambers Jr. left us many fine contributions, either as sideman (Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wynton Kelly, Sonny Rollins, ...), or in his own sessions (mainly mid 50's Blue Note).
He contributed in introducing the use of bow in jazz bass play.
Unfortunately, his taste for the booze took him at 33 years old.
Curious people probably want to start with one of the Blue Note, either Chambers Music or Whims of Chambers.

Annotation last modified on 2006-05-10 17:20 .
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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1955 Presenting Cannonball Adderley Cannonball Adderley 4
1956 Whims of Chambers Paul Chambers Sextet 4
1957 Jazz Sahib Sahib Shihab 1
1961 Motor City Scene Donald Byrd & Pepper Adams 3
2017 Jazz Sahib (Bonus Track Version) Sahib Shihab 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1991 Jazz Hot & Blue: Blue Note Plays the Music of Cole Porter Various Artists 1
1992 Blue Berlin: Blue Note Plays the Music of Irving Berlin Various Artists 1
1994 The Original Jazz Masters Series, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
1997 Jazz Various Artists 1
1999 Jazz at Midnight Various Artists 1
1999 Pure Jazz Moods (4 discs, 2004) Various Artists 2
2002 Definitive Modern Jazz Collection Various Artists 1
2003 In a Sentimental Mood and Greatest Hits John Coltrane 5 1
2003 Jazz History, Volume 2: Modern Jazz 1956-1965 Various Artists 1
2008 The Encyclopedia of Jazz, Part 5/5: Modern Jazz - Cool Jazz Various Artists 1
2010 Blue Note: Collectors Edition Various Artists 1
2010 100 Best of Blue Note Various Artists 2
2011 50 Best of Blue Note Various Artists 1
2012 The Rough Guide to Jazz Legends: John Coltrane: Birth of a Legend John Coltrane 1
2012 The Very Best of John Coltrane John Coltrane 1
2013 BLUE GIANT Various Artists 1
2014 Out of the Blue Various Artists 1
2014 Le Meilleur de Blue Note: 50 titres de légende Various Artists 1
2014 12 Classic Albums: 1959 - 1962 Eric Dolphy 1
Chicago Hit Factory - The Vee-Jay Story 1953-1966 Various Artists 1
Jazz Essentials Various Artists 1

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