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Eddie Gomez - October 4

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Eddie Gómez  -1944

"Eddie Gómez has the world on his strings"Time Magazine

Legendary bassist and two-time Grammy  award winner EDDIE GOMEZ has been on the cutting edge of music for over four decades. His résumé includes performances with jazz giants such as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Gerry Mulligan, John Coltrane, Benny Goodman, Buck Clayton, Ahmad Jamal, Bill Bruford, Scott LaFaro, Marian McPartland, Paul Bley, Michael Brecker, Wayne Shorter, Steps Ahead, Steve Gadd, Ron Carter, Jeremy Steig, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams, Al Foster, Chick Corea, Eugenio Toussaint and Carli Muñoz. Time lauded: "Eddie Gómez has the world on his strings".[citation needed] He spent a total of eleven years with the Bill Evans Trio, which included performances throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, as well as dozens of recordings.[1] Two of the Trio's recordings won Grammy awards. In addition, he was a member of the Manhattan Jazz Quintet.
is career mainly consists of working as an accompanist, a position suited for his quick reflexes and flexibility.[2] In addition to working as a studio musician for many famous jazz musicians, he has recorded as a leader for Columbia Records, Projazz, and Stretch.[1] Most of his recent recordings as a leader are co-led by jazz pianist Mark Kramer.[2]Gómez was also a member of the fusion band Steps Ahead.
Eddie enjoys an active career as a performer, recording artist, composer, educator and featured guest artist on many high profile projects all over the world.

 

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