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Cables, George

LC control no.n 80093137
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Personal name headingCables, George
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date19441114
Place of birthBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Field of activityJazz
AffiliationHigh School of Performing Arts (New York, N.Y.) Jazz Samaritans (Musical group) Jazz Messengers
Freddie Hubbard's band (Musical group) Mel Martin's Bebop and Beyond (Musical group) Mannes College of Music
Profession or occupationJazz musicians Pianists Composers
Found inArt Pepper live at the Village Vanguard [SR] p1980 (a.e.) label (George Cables, piano)
New Grove dict. of jazz (Cables, George (Andrew); b. Nov. 14, 1944, New York; pianist, keyboard player, and composer)
African American National Biography, accessed January 6, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Cables, George; jazz musician, pianist; born 14 November 1944 in Brooklyn, New York, United States; attended the High School of Performing Arts in Manhattan (1958-1962); formed his first band Jazz Samaritans (1962); attended Mannes College of Music (1963-1965); was with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers (1969); toured with Sonny Rollins (1969); member of Freddie Hubbard's band (1971-1976); played acoustic piano (1977-1979) stint with Dexter Gordon; worked with Mel Martin's Bebop and Beyond (1984); led more than thirty albums of his own (1975-2008))