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Garrison, Jimmy

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Personal name headingGarrison, Jimmy
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Variant(s)Garrison, James Emory
See alsoCorporate body: John Coltrane Quartet
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1934-03-03
Death date1976-04-07
Place of birthMiami (Fla.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
AffiliationBennington College
Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.)
John Coltrane Quartet
Profession or occupationDouble bassists
Jazz musicians
Music teachers
Found inColtrane, J. Afro-blue impressions. [SR] p1977.
New Grove dict. of jazz (Garrison, Jimmy (James Emory); b. Mar. 3, 1934, Miami, d. Apr. 7, 1976, New York; double bass player)
African American National Biography, accessed January 28, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Garrison, Jimmy; bassist, jazz musician; born 03 March 1934 in Miami, Florida, United States; worked with a variety of top straight-ahead jazz players (1957); one of the few bassists of the time who was also able to play with the most adventurous musicians without stating chord changes; worked with Coleman at the famed Five Spot in New York City's Bowery (1961); hired by John Coltrane in for his quartet (1961); taught at Bennington College and Wesleyan University (1970-1971); spent time as a substance abuse counselor (1975); died 07 April 1976 in New York, New York, United States)