Lonnie Plaxico

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Birthday
4, 1960
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

Bassist and member of the Wynton Marsalis Group in the 1980s and winner of the 1978 Louis Armstrong Jazz Award.

Before Fame

He started playing bass at the age of twelve and went on to record two years later; he moved to New York City when he was twenty years old.

Trivia

He became a member of the M-Base Collective in the mid-1980s.

Family Life

He grew up in Chicago, raised by a musical family.

Associated With

He has collaborated with an array of musicians, including Dizzy Gillespie.