[JPL] Gary Mapp

Peter Solomon psolomon at ideastations.org
Thu Jan 26 22:57:30 EST 2012


That's a lot more information than I had before. Thanks very much!

On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 10:24 PM, Tom Marcello <tom at joelocke.com> wrote:

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> This all I found:
> When Thelonious Monk first signed on with Prestige Records in 1952, he
> chose a trio setting for his initial recording date. It consisted of a
> renowned bassist from Barbados named Gary Mapp, with Art Blakey on drums.
> Mapp worked as Transit Policeman by day, and was known as "The Hip Cop."
> Gary Mapp used to lead his own band at Tony's Club Grandean, located in
> Brooklyn at Grand and Dean Avenues. Mapp also played in bands around New
> York with such well known jazz giants as Sonny Rollins, Max Roach, Kenny
> Dorham and others.
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> Best,
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> Tom
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> On Jan 26, 2012, at 8:02 PM, Peter Solomon wrote:
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> bassist Gary Mapp
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