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Oscar Pettiford

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Geboren in:Okmulgee, Oklahoma,
Verenigde Staten
Geboortejaar:1922
Sterfjaar:1960

Biografie

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Oscar Pettiford (September 30, 1922 – September 8, 1960) was an American jazz double bassist, cellist and composer. He was one of the earliest musicians to work in the bebop idiom.
Pettiford was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States. His mother identified as being of Choctaw descent, and his father Harry "Doc" Pettiford identified as half Cherokee and half African-American.
He grew up playing in the family band, in which he sang and danced before switching to piano... meer

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