Charnett Moffett

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Charnett Moffett
Moffett at 55 Bar in New York City
Moffett at 55 Bar in New York City
Background information
Born(1967-06-10)June 10, 1967
New York City, U.S.
DiedApril 11, 2022(2022-04-11) (aged 54)
Stanford, California, U.S.
GenresJazz, world music
Years active1983–2022
LabelsBlue Note, Manhattan, Evidence, Motéma

Charnett Moffett (June 10, 1967 – April 11, 2022) was an American jazz bassist.[1]

Moffett began playing bass in the family band in 1975 at the age of eight. In the mid-1980s, he played with Wynton Marsalis and Branford Marsalis. In 1987 he recorded his debut album Netman for Blue Note Records.

He also performed on many movie soundtracks, including Glengarry Glen Ross (1992),The Visit (2001) and The Score (2001).

Moffett died at a hospital in Stanford, California on April 11, 2022 from a heart attack, aged 54.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Oliphant, Dave (2007-05-01). Jazz Mavericks of the Lone Star State. University of Texas Press. pp. 131–. ISBN 9780292714960. Retrieved August 13, 2012.
  2. Bay Area jazz great Charnett Moffett dies of heart attack at 54. Mercury News. Retrieved April 14, 2022.

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