Anthony Jackson

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Birthday
23, 1952
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Grammy Award-nominated bassist and inventor of the six-string bass. He has collaborated with many artists, including Dizzy Gillespie and Chick Corea.

Before Fame

He started playing piano and switched to guitar in his teenage years, finally settling on the bass.

Trivia

He has performed live in more than thirty countries and has been a studio musician on more than 3,000 recordings.

Family Life

He was born and raised in New York City.

Associated With

Jackson was inspired to pick up the bass after hearing James Jamerson play.