Oscar Pettiford

Bebop, Composer

1922 – 1960

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Who was Oscar Pettiford?

Oscar Pettiford was an American jazz double bassist, cellist and composer. He was one of the earliest musicians to work in the bebop idiom.

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Born
Sep 30, 1922
Okmulgee
Also known as
  • Pettiford, Oscar
Profession
Died
Sep 8, 1960
Copenhagen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013