Israel Crosby

Also known as I. Crosby, Isreal Crosby

Discography of Israel Crosby:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label


Bassist, born 19 January 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, died 11 August 1962 in Chicago, Illinois.

Crosby started his career in the mid-1930s working with [a=Albert Ammons] and later joined the ensembles of [a=Fletcher Henderson] (1936-1938), [a=Horace Henderson] (1940) and [a=Teddy Wilson] (1940-1942).

After working as a session musician for over a decade he became a member of [a=Ahmad Jamal]'s trio from the mid-1950s up to the early 1960s. He joined [a=George Shearing]'s band just before his death in 1962.


Comments about Israel Crosby: