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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 at Okmulgee, Oklahoma. His mother was Choctaw, and his father was half Cherokee and half African American.
He grew up playing in the family band in which he sang and danced before switching to piano at the age of 12, then to double bass when he... meer

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