John Goldsby

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John Goldsby


Steeped in the tradition of Jimmy Blanton and Oscar Pettiford, bassist John Goldsby was born and raised in Louisville, KY. During his early musical training, he played numerous instruments, including piano, guitar, and electric bass, before taking up the double bass at 18. At the time, Goldsby was working gigs with national acts traveling through his hometown that included Jimmy Rainey and Helen Humes. In 1980, he moved to New York and began developing associations with John Hic... Read more

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