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Al McKibbon

Born: 
01/01/1919
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Died: 
07/29/2005
Years Active: 
1940's-1990's
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Al McKibbon was an American jazz double bassist, known for his work in bop, hard bop and Latin jazz. Born in Chicago, his family relocated to Detroit in 1921, where McKibbon's older brother later played with the Midwest Territorial Orchestra. While a student at Detroit's Cass Tech, McKibbon studied bass and piano, and by 17 was gigging steadily at the local nightclub the B&C.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra / Nellie Lutcher 03/24/1950 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra / Nellie Lutcher 03/25/1950 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra / Nellie Lutcher 03/26/1950 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra / Nellie Lutcher 03/27/1950 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra / Nellie Lutcher 03/28/1950 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra / Nellie Lutcher 03/29/1950 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra / Nellie Lutcher 03/30/1950 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Thelonious Monk Recording Session 07/23/1951 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
1st Newport Jazz Festival 07/18/1954 Freebody Park Newport Rhode Island USA
Herbie Nichols Recording Session 05/06/1955 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Herbie Nichols Recording Session 05/13/1955 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
4th Annual Newport Jazz Festival 07/05/1957 Freebody Park Newport Rhode Island USA
Giants of Jazz 10/22/1971 Théâtre National Populaire Villeurbanne Rhône-Alpes France
Giants of Jazz 11/05/1971 Berliner Philharmonie Berlin Berlin Germany
Thelonious Monk Recording Session 11/15/1971 Chappell Studios London Lambeth England
Newport Jazz Festival New York 07/01/1972 Philharmonic Hall NYC New York USA
Newport Jazz Festival New York 07/06/1972 Radio City Music Hall NYC New York USA
Newport Jazz Festival New York 07/08/1972 Yankee Stadium The Bronx New York USA
11th Annual Ohio Valley Jazz Festival 07/22/1972 Riverfront Stadium Cincinnati Ohio USA