Paul Chambers

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Birthday
22, 1935
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 4, 1969 (33)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1935
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 4, 1969 (33)

About

Considered a double bass virtuoso, he was a constant presence in 1950s and 1960s rhythm sections.

Before Fame

He was trained by a bassist in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and moved to New York to work with Paul Quinichette.

Trivia

He performed with the Miles Davis Quintet for almost a decade.

Family Life

He grew up in Detroit.

Associated With

Chambers had many works composed for him, including "Paul's Pal" by Sonny Rollins.