[JPL] Re: Violin & Bass Suggestions

Rick McLaughlin rick at rickmclaughlin.com
Sat Mar 31 07:58:32 EDT 2007


What a cool question.  I can't think of any violin/bass records, but here
are some of my fave bass records (I've been playing/studying the instrument
for 20+ years):

Paul Chambers - Bass on Top; Whims of Chambers
Ron Carter -  Blues Farm; When Skies are Grey; Mr. Bow Tie; Friends
(actually I love ALL Ron Carter records)
Archie Shepp/Nels Henning Orsted Pederson - Looking at Bird
Any record with Sam Jones on it
Oscar Pettiford - Memorial Album; The New Oscar Pettiford Sextet
Gary Peacock - December Poems; Tales of Another; Shift in the Wind
Bill Evans - Village Vanguard Sessions; Waltz For Debby; Explorations; You
Must Believe in Spring
John Coltrane - anything on Impulse (Sun Ship & A Love Supreme for bass);
Giant Steps; Coltrane Sounds
Cecil McBee - From the Source; Flying Out
Pharaoh Sanders - Black Unity; Karma
Dave Holland - Triplicate; Conference of the Birds; Emerald Tears
Paul Bley - In the Evenings Out There; Bley/NHOP; there are a few
Bley/Peacock records too
Albert Ayler - Spiritual Unity
Ornette Coleman - The Shape of Jazz to Come; Change of the Century; Science
Fiction
Miles Davis - Milestones; any of the Prestige records
Duke Ellington - The Blanton/Webster Years or anything with Blanton on it
David Friesen - the Inner City records are great
Monk - the one with OP & Max Roach (I think) trio, it has Ba-Lue Bolivar the
Ba-Lues Are
Max Roach - Freedom Now Suite
Lee Konitz - Motion

That doesn't even scratch the surface, but it's off the top of my head.
Also, not double bassists:

Jaco Pastorius - the self-titled debut; Invitation
Joni Mitchell - Heijira; Shadows & Light
Weather Report - Black Market; Mr. Gone; 8:30; Heavy Weather (Havona has the
greatest Jaco solo ever on it)
Eberhard Weber - Colours of Chloe
Gary Burton - The Ring; Passengers

There are a billion more great bass records, but good luck getting started
with these.  I know I missed dozens of amazing bassists...

Thanks,
Rick McLaughlin

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I have a friend who has two kids; one that plays violin and one that plays
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Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated?

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