Paul Chambers

Paul Chambers

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Top Songs

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Nita
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Snowing in Moscow
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Whims Of Chambers
4
Philson
5
Minor On Top

Albums

  • Elegant Evening

    May 2020 • 22 songs

  • Just for Music

    Apr 2020 • 15 songs

  • All i Want Is Music

    Feb 2020 • 20 songs

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  • Paul Chambers
  • Biography

    One of the top bassists of 1955-1965, Paul Chambers was among the first in jazz to take creative bowed solos (other than Slam Stewart, who hummed along with his bowing). He grew up in Detroit, where he was part of the fertile local jazz scene. After touring with Paul Quinichette, Chambers went to New York, where he played with the J.J. Johnson-Kai Winding quintet and George Wallington. He spent the bulk of his prime years (1955-1963) as a member of the Miles Davis Quintet, participating in virtually all of Davis' classic recordings of the era. When he left, "Mr. P.C." (as John...

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