Coleridge Goode

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Coleridge Goode
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Background information
Birth nameColeridge George Emerson Goode
Born(1914-11-29)29 November 1914
Kingston, Jamaica
Died2 October 2015(2015-10-02) (aged 100)
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Double bassist
InstrumentsDouble bass
Associated actsJoe Harriott,
Michael Garrick

Coleridge George Emerson Goode (29 November 1914 – 2 October 2015) was a British Jamaican-born jazz bassist. He was best known for his long works with alto saxophonist Joe Harriott.

On 18 May 2011 Goode was honoured with the Services to Jazz Award at the Parliamentary Jazz Awards, held at the House of Commons.[1] He died on 2 October 2015,[2] the year after he turned 100.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Coleridge Goode wins Services to Jazz Award", Dune, 26 May 2011.
  2. RIP Coleridge Goode
  3. "Celebrating 100 Goode Years: Happy Birthday Coleridge". Tomrrow's Warriors. 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2014-12-01.