Benny Moten biography

Benny Moten

Musical Artist

1916 – 1977

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Who was Benny Moten?

Benny Moten was an American jazz bassist.

Moten had a long career as a sideman from the early 1940s, including with Hot Lips Page, Jerry Jerome, Red Allen, Eddie South, Stuff Smith, Arnett Cobb, Ella Fitzgerald, Wilbur De Paris, Buster Bailey, Roy Eldridge, and Dakota Staton. Though he never recorded as a leader, he continued performing nearly up until the time of his death.

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Born
Nov 30, 1916
Died
Mar 27, 1977

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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