Mickey Bass

Also known as Bennie Sims, Lee Oddis Bass, M. Bass
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Discography of Mickey Bass:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Sentimental Mood 6 Audio Chiaroscuro Records


A World Class Bassist from Pittsburgh; His arrival in New York yielded early breaks with Hank Mobley and Sonny Rollins...He then worked and played with a veritable "Who's Who" in Jazz..

A Maverick, "Always a work-in-progress!"; Bass is determined to keep alive the Traditions of The Jazz Masters. His most recent release: Mickey Bass & The New York Powerhouse Ensemble 'Live' at the Jazz corner of The World, out on Early Bird Records in 2009, reflects this sentiment to a 'tee'.

Mickey Bass has Played and Recorded with:

Bennie Green, Hank Mobley, Lee Morgan, Sonny Rollins, Charles Mingus, Kenny Dorham,Jackie McLean, Billy Eckstine, Johnny Hartman, Joe Henderson, Sonny Stitt, Ramon Morris, Reuban Wilson, Freddie Hubbard, Art Blakey & The "Jazz Messengers", Curtis Fuller, Freddie Redd, Bobby Timmons, Tony Williams, 'Philly' Joe Jones, Walter Bishop Jr., Zoot Sims, Mose Allison, Wynton Kelly, John Hicks, Ruth Brown, Carmen McRae, Miriam Makeba,& Gloria Lynne; for whom he also served as Musical Director, for seventeen years.

His Compositions have been Recorded by:

Lee Morgan, Hank Mobley, Reuban Wilson, Art Blakey, Ramon Morris, George Cables, John Hicks, Ronnie Mathews, Richard Wyands and Rahn Burton.


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