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Curley Russell

Born: 
03/19/1917
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Died: 
07/03/1986
Years Active: 
1930's-1950's
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Dillon "Curley" Russell was an American jazz double-bassist, who played bass on many bebop recordings. A member of the Tadd Dameron Sextet, in his heyday he was in demand for his ability to play at the rapid tempos typical of bebop, and appears on several key recordings of the period. He left the music business in the late 1950s.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Charlie Parker Recording Session 11/26/1945 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
The Charlie Parker Quintet 09/03/1948 Royal Roost Café NYC New York USA
The Charlie Parker Quintet 09/04/1948 Royal Roost Café NYC New York USA
Savoy Recording Session 09/18/1948 Harris Smith Studio NYC New York USA
Savoy Recording Session 09/24/1948 Harris Smith Studio NYC New York USA
The Charlie Parker Quintet / Flip Phillips / Charlie Ventura 01/01/1949 Royal Roost Café NYC New York USA
The Charlie Parker Quintet / Flip Phillips / Charlie Ventura 01/02/1949 Royal Roost Café NYC New York USA
The Charlie Parker Quintet / Flip Phillips / Charlie Ventura 01/03/1949 Royal Roost Café NYC New York USA
The Charlie Parker Quintet / Flip Phillips / Charlie Ventura 01/04/1949 Royal Roost Café NYC New York USA
The Charlie Parker Quintet / Flip Phillips / Charlie Ventura 01/05/1949 Royal Roost Café NYC New York USA
The Charlie Parker Quintet / Flip Phillips / Charlie Ventura 01/06/1949 Royal Roost Café NYC New York USA
The Charlie Parker Quintet / Tadd Dameron's Big Ten 02/17/1949 Royal Roost Café NYC New York USA
The Charlie Parker Quintet / Tadd Dameron's Big Ten 02/18/1949 Royal Roost Café NYC New York USA
The Charlie Parker Quintet / Tadd Dameron's Big Ten 02/19/1949 Royal Roost Café NYC New York USA
The Charlie Parker Quintet / Tadd Dameron's Big Ten 02/26/1949 Royal Roost Café NYC New York USA
Charlie Parker Recording Session 06/06/1950 Mercury Studios NYC New York USA
Horace Silver Recording Session 10/20/1952 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
Kenny Drew Recording Session 04/16/1953 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Art Blakey Quintet 02/21/1954 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
Thelonious Monk Recording Session 05/11/1954 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA