George Duvivier

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Birthday
17, 1920
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 11, 1985 (64)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1920
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 11, 1985 (64)

About

Composer and double bassist known for his work with Cab Calloway and Lucky Millinder's bands in the early 1940s.

Before Fame

He played cello, violin, and then switched to bass in high school and learned how to compose and score.

Trivia

He played on and helped arrange The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 2, an album that was monumental for Bud Powell.

Family Life

He was born and raised in New York City.

Associated With

He accompanied Tom Waits on Late Night With David Letterman in 1983, one of his last gigs.